Posts Tagged: guardianship

A Primer on Guardianships – Part Two – Guardianship of the Person

January 4, 2016

By: David A. (Andy) Hall, Esq. – Elville and Associates –, 443-393-7696

Many times clients will come for an appointment with an elder law attorney because their spouse or parent is no longer able to communicate decisions about their health or person. This can be the result of a progressive condition such as Alzheimer’s disease, or from a sudden onset, such as a fall resulting in a traumatic brain injury (“TBI”). The consequence can be the same if the alleged disabled person (“ADP”) does not have a healthcare power of attorney (“POA”) or advance medical directive (“AMD”) in place. Many Americans do not have incapacity planning documents — which can result in a guardianship of the person situation…

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A Primer on Guardianship — An Introduction

December 1, 2015

By: David A. (Andy) Hall, Esq., Potential clients will often come into our office because their loved one is no longer able to manage their financial affairs or health care decisions due to a disabling event or disease. One study suggests that nearly two-thirds of Americans do not have incapacity planning documents. When the …

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Powers of Attorney / Poderes Legales y Notariales

October 29, 2015

By: Verena Meiser, J.D. Powers of Attorney are an important part of every estate plan, and every adult over the age of 18 should have powers of attorney in place.  A lot of misinformation is shared by well-meaning friends and family about the consequences of having a power of attorney.  This article should help …

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