Introduction

As clients look to own property in foreign markets, practitioners are faced with an ever increasing numbers of clients with international connections. This article examines the issues faced when a client lacks the mental capacity to manage their own property and affairs. In particular, it focuses on circumstances when an English national owns property in France, and the incapacitated adult (hereafter, ‘the adult’) wishes to dispose of that property.

Incapacitated_Adults_English_and_French_perspectives_January_2008.pdf