Guardianship/Capacity

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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.

News Article

Guardianship Rights Versus Needs

2/16/2023  

How to best respect the wishes of the alleged incapacitated while at the same time balancing that with what they need to be safe.

News Article

Guardianship Reform Requires Improvement of Ethical Standards

9/10/2022  

Elder law attorneys must consider the role they play in guardianship proceedings to protect an individual’s rights.

News Article

Beware of the Con in Conservatorships

5/10/2022  

This presentation will address documented cases of financial elder abuse by conservators; the procedural safeguards and shortcomings of current laws to combat financial elder abuse; the I Care A Lot movie and the Britney Spears conservatorship case;

Recording

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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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