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Guardianship Reform Legislation: An Attorney’s Guide to Identifying and Advocating for Better Systems

Date: Thursday, March 11, 2021
Time: 2:00 p.m. EDT
FormatCLE Webinar*; the ABA will seek 1.5 hours of CLE credit in 60 minute states and 1.8 hours of CLE credit in 50 minute states

Our distinguished panel highlights key statutory innovations that states can adopt to minimize unnecessary guardianships, better monitor guardians, and improve court systems. Speakers then identify strategies that attorneys can use to advocate for both large-scale and small-scale reform, and the role of the bar in advancing this work. Particular emphasis will be placed on the role of statutory reform on changing incentives and on using the new Uniform Act on Guardianship, Conservatorship, and Other Protective Arrangements Act as a vehicle for court reform.

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*Credit hours are estimated and are subject to each state’s approval and credit rounding rules. Please visit the MCLE website for general information on CLE at the ABA.

Panelists

Moderator

  • Nina Kohn, David M. Levy Professor of Law and Faculty Director of Online Education, Syracuse University College of Law; Co-Chair, Elder Affairs Committee, ABA Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice

Co-Sponsors: ABA Center on Children and the Law, ABA Commission on Disability Rights, ABA Senior Lawyers Division 

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