Elder Law Today Show #16 Mom is Not Capable of Handling Her Affairs – When is a Guardianship Appropriate
Mom is unable to handle her affairs and either canât or wonât accept assistance from other family members. Or maybe one child lives close by and is taking advantage of mom and other family members, who live a distance away, are frustrated in their attempts to protect mom. Is guardianship a solution?
In Show 16 of his monthly elder law podcast, Yale Hauptman, a practicing elder law
attorney discusses when a guardianship is possible and when it isn’t. Does Mom need to be declared incompetent? How does that happen and what is the standard? Yale also discuss what options are available
when a guardianship isnât possible, such as a conservatorship.
If your family is grappling with these issues or you know someone else who is, then you’llwant to tune in to learn more.
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