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Published by The Center in [Ann Arbor, Mich.] .
Written in English


  • Guardian and ward -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Older people -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States

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Other titlesGuardianship and alternatives, Guardianship and alternative legal interventions : a compendium for training and practice
Statementauthors: Saidy Barinaga-Burch ... [et al.] ; The Center for Social Gerontology, National Support Project in Law and Aging ; Penelope A. Hommel, project director
ContributionsBarinaga-Burch, Saidy, Hommel, Penelope A, Center for Social Gerontology (Ann Arbor, Mich.), National Support Project for Law and Aging, United States. Administration on Aging
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Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18075358M

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Guardianship alternatives [print book]. This guide provides an overview of alternatives to guardianship, including specific forms that can be used to avoid court-supervised administration of affairs. Previously published as A Road Map to Guardianship Alternatives. Guardianship and Its Alternatives: A Handbook on Maryland Law 1 Many questions come to mind when we realize that a loved one or someone we know cannot care for herself or . Building on a prior version written by David Zwyer, this book offers a comprehensive overview of guardianship and alternatives in Ohio in a question and answer format. The information is written for families who have a child with a developmental disability but may be relevant for others who need to navigate the often confusing and intimidating. The process involves the court system and an attorney. Guardianship may be full (whereby all rights and privileges are removed) or may be partial (where some rights are assigned to the person with a disability – like the right to vote, marry, or .

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Because guardianship and conservatorship deprive the ward or conservatee of civil rights and liberties, the law requires that before a guardian or conservator is appointed, the court must find that no appropriate alternative to guardianship or conservatorship are less restrictive of the person’s civil rights and liberties. MS subd. 5. For more information on alternatives to guardianship, call our offices at Supported Decision-Making Toolkit. El Derecho de Escoger (SDM Toolkit Spanish) For Self Advocates. Making My Own Choices – Easy to Follow Guide on Supported Decision Making Agreements. Supported Decision Making. For Self Advocates. 1. Guardianship and Alternatives 9 2. Process of Being Appointed Guardian 13 3. Visiting the Individual 21 4. General Powers and Duties 25 5. Handling Finances and Property 29 6. Obtaining Income for the Individual 37 7. Paying for Medical Care 39 8. Determining Place of Residence By Virginia Rowthorn and Ellen A. Callegary, Published on 01/01/ Comments. This is a revised and updated version of The Guardianship Handbook: A Guide to Adult Guardianship and Guardianship Alternatives () by Joan O'Sullivan. Professor O'Sullivan was a member of the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law : Virginia Rowthorn, Ellen A. Callegary.