Handling a guardianship case in Maryland can be challenging, even for experienced practitioners. New Maryland Rules, effective January 1, 2018, will help streamline the guardianship process. Attend Adult Guardianships in Maryland – the New and Improved Process and learn how to handle a guardianship case from the initial petition through the hearing and beyond. This training is intended to comply with the requirements of Maryland Rule 10-106(b)(1)C) and the Maryland Guidelines for Court-Appointed Attorneys in Guardianship Proceedings.
Overview of Guardianship Law in Maryland
Angela B. Grau, Esq. Davis, Agnor, Rapaport & Skalny, LLC
Understanding Disabilities and Diminished Capacity
Carole Giunta, Ph.D. Licensed Psychologist
Alternatives to Guardianship – Advance Directives, Powers of Attorney, Health Surrogates, Special Needs Trusts
Jason Frank, Esq. Frank, Frank & Scherr, LLC
Margot E. Roberts, Esq. Guardianship Case Manager, Circuit Court for Baltimore County
The Role of the Court-Appointed Attorney/ Representing the “Alleged Disabled Person”
Carolyn S. Malinowski, Esq. Senior Attorney, Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service
Ethics & A View from the Bench
The Honorable Patrick L. Woodward Court of Special Appeals
Representing Family Members: Adult Children with Aging Parents, Siblings, Parents of Adult Children with Disabilities
Ellen A. Callegary, Esq. & James Silver, Esq. The Law Offices of Ellen A. Callegary, P.A.
Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation
Deborah Riley, LCSW-C, NMG Baltimore County Department of Aging