Representation of Incapacitated Persons as a Guardian Ad Litem 2014 Seminar Materials

Publication Date: November 2014
Available Formats: Print or searchable PDF via download, USB Flash Drive, or CD-ROM
Pages: 243

Information

Topics Covered:

  • Statutory Guardianship Appointment Process for Incapacitated Persons
  • Role of the Guardian Ad Litem for Adults and of Counsel for Respondent
  • Requirements to Become a GAL for Incapacitated Adults
  • Adult Guardianship Alternatives
  • Aging, Disability, and Community Resources
  • Role of the Guardian/Role of the Conservator
  • Impaired Individuals and Lawyers Ethical Considerations
  • Additional Forms

This comprehensive, stand-alone publication is direct from a November 2014 seminar.

In proceedings where a guardian and/or conservator is sought for an allegedly incapacitated person, the Circuit Court appoints a guardian ad litem (GAL). This publication provides procedural and practical information for litigators, family lawyers, trust and estate lawyers, and elder law practitioners involved in proceedings with GALs appointed to represent incapacitated persons.

For more information on becoming a GAL for incapacitated persons in Virginia, please contact the Office of the Executive Secretary, Supreme Court of Virginia, 100 North Ninth Street, Third Floor, Richmond, VA 23219 (804-786-6455) or visit http://www.courts.state.va.us


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Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction and Brief Overview

I. Statutory Guardianship Appointment Process for Incapacitated Persons
Raymond L. Clarke

II. Role of the Guardian Ad Litem for Adults and of Counsel for Respondent

III. Requirements to Become a GAL for Incapacitated Adults
Lelia B. Hopper

IV. Adult Guardianship Alternatives
Susanna B. Hickman

V. Aging, Disability, and Community Resources
Angela Morehouse

VI. Role of the Guardian/Role of the Conservator
Ann M. Green

VII. Impaired Individuals and Lawyers Ethical Considerations
Frank A. Thomas, III

VIII. Additional Forms

Authors

Raymond L. Clarke

Lelia B. Hopper

Susanna B. Hickman

Angela Morehouse

Ann M. Green

Frank A. Thomas, III

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