2020 Hot Topics in Adult Guardianship

Welcome and Opening Remarks Sharon M. Donahue, Esq., Donahue Law Group New Rule Changes in Maryland Guardianships A review of the new rules with legislative background on these changes. Nisa C. Subasinghe, Esq., Domestic and Guardianship Program Manager, Juvenile & Family, Administrative Office of the Courts Exploitation of Vulnerable Adults under Guardianship A discussion financial exploitation, emotional and sexual exploitation of vulnerable adults by guardians and the attorney’s role in protecting their client when this occurs. Barrett King Esq., King Hall LLC Alternatives to Guardianship A review of Supportive Decision-Making, Consent Forms, Powers of Attorney and alternative approaches to formal guardianship proceedings. Megan Rusciano, Maryland Disability Rights Center Case Studies Hypothetical issues in the form of 2 case studies for discussion focusing on financial exploitation, emotional exploitation and when a third party guardian (guardian of last resort) may be necessary. Sharon M. Donahue, Esq., Donahue Law Group

2020 Hot Topics in Adult Guardianship

2020 Hot Topics in Adult Guardianship

Course Details

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Sharon M. Donahue, Esq., Donahue Law Group

New Rule Changes in Maryland Guardianships

A review of the new rules with legislative background on these changes.
Nisa C. Subasinghe, Esq., Domestic and Guardianship Program Manager, Juvenile & Family, Administrative Office of the Courts

Exploitation of Vulnerable Adults under Guardianship

A discussion financial exploitation, emotional and sexual exploitation of vulnerable adults by guardians and the attorney’s role in protecting their client when this occurs.
Barrett King Esq., King Hall LLC

Alternatives to Guardianship

A review of Supportive Decision-Making, Consent Forms, Powers of Attorney and alternative approaches to formal guardianship proceedings.
Megan Rusciano, Maryland Disability Rights Center

Case Studies

Hypothetical issues in the form of 2 case studies for discussion focusing on financial exploitation, emotional exploitation and when a third party guardian (guardian of last resort) may be necessary.
Sharon M. Donahue, Esq., Donahue Law Group

Continuing Education Legal Credit
3.5