Public Guardianship After 25 Years: In the Best Interest of Incapacitated People?
Study funded by the Retirement Research Foundation.
A critical examination of the Guardianship laws and regimes in the 50 U.S. States, with recommendations and a proposed new model uniform law to address some of the concerns. Considering all the reported problems with Guardianships, gives good reason to avoid the need for a Guardianship by having your elderly loved one sign an enforceable durable power of attorney while he or she is still competent. Print copies of this entire report may be ordered from the ABA Commission on Law & Aging at firstname.lastname@example.org. See the Executive Summary….