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Guardianship and Protective Placement for the Elderly in Wisconsin

Product ID: AE0201_SUB
Published By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE
ISBN: 978-1-57862-612-0

Guardianship and Protective Placement for the Elderly in Wisconsin is a thorough guide to law and practice under the guardianship and protective placement statutes, and it explains the basics in practical terms — with accompanying checklists where appropriate.

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Guardianship and Protective Placement for the Elderly in Wisconsin is a thorough guide to law and practice under the guardianship and protective placement statutes, and it explains the basics in practical terms — with accompanying checklists where appropriate.

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236+ pp.; 5th edition; 2021-2022

Summary of Contents

Summary of Developments

Foreword

Preface

How to Cite This Book

How to Use the Book Forms

Index to Book Forms

Table of Contents

1 Overview

2 Choosing the Proper Procedure

3 Choosing a Guardian

4 Role of the Petitioner’s Attorney

5 Role of the Guardian ad Litem and Advocacy Counsel

6 Role of the Guardian

7 Safeguards Under the Protective Service System

8 Termination or Modification of a Guardianship or Protective Placement

9 Emergency Procedures

Appendices

Index

The 2021-2022 revision includes recent developments, such as the following:

  • Potential effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on Wisconsin’s court system and legal practices
  • Electronic filing of documents is now mandatory for guardianship procedures
  • Information about COVID-19 resources for lawyers

All citations have been updated, as have some of the author-drafted forms.

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