Explore your role as the attorney who is representing the petitioner or the alleged incapacitated person (AIP), or advocating in cases where the AIP has been exploited. Learn how to identify the difficult issues and explore solutions for how to petition for guardianship of a person suffering from mental illness, represent an AIP whose wishes are not in his or her best interest, and deal with theft and exploitation of an AIP.
Summary of ContentsRepresenting the Petitioner
Selecting Counsel for the Alleged Incapacitated Person (AIP)
Theft, Exploitation and the Choice of Guardian
Pennsylvania Rules of Professional Conduct Extract