In Roche v Roche it was found that the deceased had capacity to execute a will in 2006, despite having frontotemporal dementia.

It was found that whilst the dementia affected his executive planning capacity, power to concentrate and left him uninhibited,the test for testamentary capacity is more concerned with whether he comprehended the extent of his estate, the competing claims on that estate and the practical legal effect of the disposition.

Read the case here.

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