Ethical Issues of Representing a Client with Diminished Capacity

    Ethical Issues of Representing a Client with Diminished Capacity
    ETHICS 90 min

    Ethical Issues of Representing a Client with Diminished Capacity

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    • CD-ROM available to order 3 weeks before the program. Online courses and downloads will be available about a week after the program.
    • Recording date: December 3, 2014
    • Product Code: CE1412DCCUMB
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    Representing a client with diminished capacity entails several competing ethical considerations. Don't fall into one of the traps!

    In this program, you will learn:

    • How to maintain a "normal" attorney-client relationship with a client with diminished capacity
    • How to determine when a lawyer may seek decision-making assistance for a client with diminished capacity from a family member or third-party without violating the duty of confidentiality
    • How to represent a client with diminished capacity in court

    Product Details

    Moderators

    David M Godfrey

    Panelists

    Kerry R Peck, Patricia Banks, Rebecca C Morgan

    Sponsors

    ABACLE, Center For Professional Responsibility, Commission On Disability Rights, Commission on Law and Aging, Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs, Section of Family Law, Senior Lawyers Division, Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division, Young Lawyers Division

    Product Code

    CE1412DCCUMB

    Duration

    90

    Publication Date

    12/3/2014 12:00:00 AM

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