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Guardianship Reform - What You Need to Know About Act 61 2024

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STARTTue., May. 28, 2024
9:00 AM
ENDTue., May. 28, 2024
12:15 PM
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Act 61 of 2023, enacted with unanimous bipartisan support, is Pennsylvania’s first comprehensive guardianship reform bill in three decades. In recognition of the fundamental rights at stake, the cornerstone of the law is mandatory representation by zealous counsel for every adult facing a guardianship petition, careful consideration of all alternatives to guardianship, and enhanced oversight of those appointed as guardian.

Hear from a panel of judges and attorneys as they discuss the upcoming changes to Pennsylvania’s guardianship law. Specific topics include:

The history and context of guardianship reform in PA
Review of Act 61 and how it will alter law and practice
Appointment and role of counsel for the Alleged Incapacitated Person (ethics)
Less-restrictive alternatives to guardianship for finances and healthcare
Certification requirements for guardians with three or more clients
Changes concerning guardianship review hearings
Discussion of case scenarios
And more!
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Robert Matthew Lodge
Judge John J. McNally III Dauphin County Court of Common Pleas
Honorable Lois E. Murphy Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas
Valerie L. Snow Esq. SeniorLAW Center
Faculty may vary by location.
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