Guardianship and Conservatorship Practice Under the Massachusetts Uniform Probate Code
Thorough and authoritative
- Product Number: 1970304B00
- Publication Date: 11/6/2017
- Edition: 5th Edition 2017
- Copyright: © 2017 MCLE, Inc.
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This comprehensive practice manual provides essential guidance for navigating the landscape of the Massachusetts Uniform Probate Code (MUPC), including applicable statutory authority, leading case law, procedural requirements, real-world practice tips, and sample documents.
Update: October 2017
Thank you for updating your reference library with the 2017 edition of Guardianship and Conservatorship Practice Under the Massachusetts Uniform Probate Code.
Under the leadership of new editor Ruth Mattson, Esq., of Bove & Langa, this significantly refreshed edition features a wealth of new content. Highlights include new chapters on the following topics:
- the Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Act (see chapter 8),
- appointment of counsel and contested matters (see chapter 9),
- court actions to resolve health-care proxy disputes (see chapter 10), and
- guardians ad litem (see chapter 11).
With this edition, Guardianship and Conservatorship Practice Under the Massachusetts Uniform Probate Code remains an essential companion for any lawyer handling a guardianship or conservatorship matter in Massachusetts.
We at MCLE thank you for your ongoing support of this product, as we continue our efforts to bring you the latest solutions to the issues you face in your practice.
Very truly yours,
Alexis J. LeBlanc, Esq., MCLE Publications Attorney
- Update: October 2017
Table of Contents
Table of Contentsexpand allChapter 1 expand
Introduction to Guardianship and ConservatorshipBuy ChapterChapter 2 expand
Identifying and Planning for IncapacityBuy Chapter
Exhibit 2A- Additional Resources on Preparing and Planning for Guardianship or Conservatorship Buy Form
Exhibit 2B- Example Petition for Appointment of Guardian for an Incapacitated Person (Form MPC 120) Buy Form
Exhibit 2C- Example Petition for Appointment of Conservator for Disabled Person (Form MPC 130) Buy FormChapter 3 expand
Alternatives to Guardianship or ConservatorshipBuy Chapter
Exhibit 3A- Special Clauses for Durable Power of Attorney Buy Form
Exhibit 3B- Language Appointing a Successor Attorney-in-Fact Buy Form
Exhibit 3C- Language Defining Incapacity Buy Form
Exhibit 3D- Sample Escrow Agreement Buy Form
Exhibit 3E- Sample Affidavits Regarding Power of Attorney Buy Form
Exhibit 3F- Sample Language Signing with an X Buy Form
Exhibit 3G- Sample Language for Signing on Behalf of Another Person Buy Form
Exhibit 3H- Durable General Power of Attorney Buy Form
Exhibit 3I- Cross-Reference to Health Care Proxy in Durable Power of Attorney Buy Form
Exhibit 3J- Sample Health Care Proxy Buy Form
Exhibit 3K- Specific Directive in a Health Care Proxy Buy Form
Exhibit 3L- HIPAA Release Form Buy FormChapter 4 expand
Appointing a Guardian or ConservatorBuy ChapterChapter 5 expandChapter 6 expandChapter 7 expandChapter 8 expand
Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction ActBuy ChapterChapter 9 expandChapter 10 expandChapter 11 expand
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