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Law Practice

Dec. 13, 2018

HELP WANTED: Brave lawyers to challenge state guardianship systems

When it comes to the movement to reform abusive guardianship and conservatorship systems, there is an advocacy void when it comes to attorneys willing to challenge these systems

Two years ago I wrote a commentary that exposed my frustration and captured my hope. ("Something That's Actually Rigged: the Conservatorship System," Daily Journal, Nov. 18, 2016)

In the commentary, I expressed my frustration that several years of challenging the limited conservatorship system in California was being met with avoidance and denial by government officials -- despite clear evidence that policies and practices of the pr...

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