Posts Tagged ‘guardianship’

Article 81 of New York’s Mental Hygiene Law authorizes a court to appoint a guardian to manage the personal and/or financial affairs of a person who cannot manage for himself or herself because of incapacity[1]. Not all Article 81 guardians (hereinafter “guardians”) in New York have the same powers. Guardianship orders are specifically tailored so […]

When you think of a guardian of an incapacitated adult, you likely first think of an adult child or another close family member who will care for the adult. However, in some cases, a guardian may be a non-relative appointed by the courts. In many states, these are referred to as “professional guardians.” While New […]

Elder Abuse Resources

January 30th, 2014 by David Goldfarb

Administration on Aging of the Department of Health & Human Services National Center on Elder Abuse American Bar Association: Commission on Legal Problems of the Elderly Elder Abuse Resource Page The nursing home abuse and neglect resource center for the elderly and their families New York State Elder Abuse Coalition National Coalition Against Domestic Violence […]