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Guardianship and Conservatorship Practice Under the Massachusetts Uniform Probate Code

Thorough and authoritative

366 pages in 1 volume (printed book)
5th Edition 2017
© 2017 MCLE, Inc.
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Product Description

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.

Recent updates:

  • Update: October 2017

    Dear Subscriber:

    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

Table of Contents

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Chapter 1 - Introduction to Guardianship and Conservatorship (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 2 - Identifying and Planning for Incapacity (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 3 - Alternatives to Guardianship or Conservatorship (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 4 - Appointing a Guardian or Conservator (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 5 - Duties and Powers of Guardians and Conservators (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 6 - Guardianship of Minors (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 7 - Substituted Judgment and Extraordinary Treatment (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 8 - Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 9 - Appointment of Counsel and Contested Matters (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 10 - Court Action to Resolve Health-Care Proxy Disputes: Special Proceedings Under G.L. c. 201D (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 11 - Guardians ad Litem in Guardianship and Conservatorship Proceedings (Buy Chapter)



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