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Update on the Law Capacity

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What is Capacity? Capacity is the uncomfortable marriage of legal and medical concepts. Medically, doctors and psychologists consider capacity when discussing diseases like Dementia, Alzheimer’s and strokes. The legal world discusses capacity when an attorney evaluates a client’s ability to…

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Guardianship Basics

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If you would like a traditional legal paper on Guardianships, stop reading now. Go to the resource section where I have listed papers I have found helpful. This paper is meant to be a practical, common sense paper on Guardianships….

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Buyer Beware: Assisted Living

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By K.T. Whitehead as presented at the Texas State Bar Elder Law Seminar, Spring 2004, copyright, K.T. Whitehead, 2004 Advocacy Tip Page Advocacy Tip: Educate clients about licensing levels in assisted living. Help them develop a set of questions to…

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Guardianship Case Law

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Guardianship Case Law Update, By K.T. Whitehead, as presented at the Texas State Bar Seminar, Spring 2003, copyright, K.T. Whitehead, 2003   Introduction There are very few published guardianship decisions. Several factors may contribute to the lack of case law….

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