Court stops daughter's bid to take over ill dad's business

A family court judge cancelled the powers given to the daughter of a successful funeral parlour owner to run his business as sole owner, after finding that he did not have the due mental capacity when he signed the documents last year.

The court instead ordered that arrangements be made to revert to a document he signed in 2017 that provided for his two daughters to jointly manage his affairs.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on April 19, 2020, with the headline 'Court stops daughter's bid to take over ill dad's business'. Print Edition | Subscribe