Friday, June 4, 2010

DEALING WITH PROBLEM ADULTS - LEGAL RIGHTS

To conclude, I will refer to earlier blogs regarding the use of power of attorney, living will, health care poxy, MOLST, will, trusts etc. Finally, I point out that ethical considerations do exist for attorneys who draft these documents for a "problem adult" at the request of a family member or other person: the news have been full of stories about predatory actions taken i.e. the Brooke Astor trial of her son and there are groups who are quite opposed to the concept of guardianship, etc. One of the more prominent groups is NASGA and their website is as follows:

http://www.stopguardianabuse.org/

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