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Guardianship Training – Tuesday, Nov. 21

A program designed to guide you through the concepts, mechanics, duties, special situations, ethical matters and current practice issues.

Co-Sponsored with the Center for At-Risk Elders (CARE)

Legal Concepts
a. The Serious Consequences of Guardianship
b. Navigating Indiana’s Confusing Guardianship Code
c. Principles of Surrogate Decision Making
d. Lesser Restrictive Alternatives to Guardianship

Legal Mechanics
a. Launching a Guardianship Proceeding
b. Preparing for the Uncontested Hearing
c. Preparing for the Contested Hearing
d. Discovery Rules and Evidence Rules

Duties of Guardian to Court & Post-Hearing Role of Court
a. Reports, Inventories and Accountings
b. Actions Requiring Court Approval
c. Successor Guardians and Removal of Guardians
d. Termination of Guardianships
e. Special Legal Tools Available to Guardians

Temporary Guardianships
a. When Is a Temporary Guardianship Appropriate?
b. Special Rules Applicable to Temporary Guardians

Ethical Issues in Guardianship
a. Confidentiality in the Age of E-Filing
b. Obligations to Honor Rights to Due Process
c. Advising Guardians on Methods of Ethical Decision Making

Overview of Current Issues in Guardianship Law & Practice
a. Access / Quality / Accountability.
b. Update on Recent Indiana Case Law on Guardianship
c. “Right to Association”
d. Laundry List of Guardianship Laws Too Often
Ignored in Practice

H. Kennard Bennett
Bennett & McClammer LLP, Indianapolis

Sara M. McClammer
Bennett & McClammer LLP, Indianapolis

Co-Sponsored with the Center for At-Risk Elders (CARE)
6 CLE / 1 E – Tuesday, November 21
9:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.

– ICLEF Conference Facility, Indianapolis

– From your home or office computer

ICLEF • Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, Indianapolis, IN

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