DC Appellate Court Adheres to 100-year-old Precedent in Finding Incompetent’s Lease Void Rather than Voidable

Recently, the DC Court of Appeals adhered to 100-year-old precedent in rejecting the trial court's analysis of a lease executed by an insane or non compos mentis individual. The appellate court reversed the trial court's finding that the lease was voidable and not inherently void. The trial...