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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: 978-1-57862-437-9

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.; 4th ed. 2015-2016
(Includes 2017-18 supplement and 2019-20 supplement)

Summary 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

  • Additional Resources
  • Miscellaneous Sample Forms (Non-Mandatory)

Index

Changes in the 2019-2020 supplement include the following:

•Wisconsin’s new supported decision-making laws

•Wisconsin’s uniform adult guardianship jurisdiction laws

•A revised role-of-guardian-ad-litem checklist

In addition, the resource list in appendix A has been updated.

 

The 2017-18 supplement reflects key legal developments since publication of the fourth edition in 2015, including:

  • Reconfigured mandatory court forms used in guardianships
  • An updated resource list in Appendix A

Although the book focuses primarily on procedures under Wis. Stat. chs. 54 and 55 (relating to guardianships and the protective service system), it also briefly addresses the temporary protective placement procedure under Wis. Stat. § 51.67 of the Mental Health Act.

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