Guardianship/Capacity

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The Venn and Zen of Supported Decision-Making and Guardianship

6/8/2024  

This article explores some of the trends in law and practice for guardianships and supported decision-making that overlap — where advocacy for either system should not make them inherently adverse.

News Article

You’re Fired: Can a Client of Questionable Capacity Terminate Your Representation?

6/8/2024  

For elder and special needs law attorneys, termination issues are more complex. Clients who are aging or suffering from mental health challenges present ethical duties for attorneys beyond basic client termination tasks.

News Article

Immigration Meets Guardianship

3/22/2024  

When transferring a guardianship established in another country to the United States, the Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act (UAGPPJA) provides guidance.

News Article

Oher News Highlights but Also Obscures Issues in Guardianship

10/18/2023  

The recent controversy in the news around former NFL player Michael Oher has brought guardianship/conservatorship issues again into the spotlight. Still, in some ways, the light is more blinding than revealing.

News Article

The “Who” of Guardianship

9/15/2023  

A comparative analysis of orders of priority for appointment of a guardian for an adult; this article aims to fill a gap in the literature on the "who" question related to guardians for adults.

Journal Article

Supported Decision-Making: Defending Liberty

8/24/2023  

Supported decision-making is a legal concept that promotes self-determination and serves as an alternative to guardianship and conservatorship.

News Article

Guardianship Transfers: Bridging the Gap with the UAGPPJA

4/20/2023  

If your practice includes the interstate transfer of Guardianships, in or out of your state, this Webinar will provide helpful information on the UAGPPJA and how to use it to streamline guardianship transfers.

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WAELA and the Implementation of the Uniform Guardianship Act

2/16/2023  

How NAELA’s Washington State Chapter plays a significant role in local advocacy.

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Dementia and Capacity From A Clinical Point of View

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Dementia and Capacity From A Clinical Point of View7/15/2023 12:00:00 AM
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Issues Encountered in Legal Capacity Counseling AELR 2022

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Issues Encountered in Legal Capacity Counseling AELR 20227/27/2022 12:00:00 AM
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