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When Seniors Lose Their Rights: Guardianship & Fiduciary Issues

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Date(s) - 03/13/2018
7:00 pm

Palisades Library Branch

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What is Guardianship? When is Guardianship needed?

Are there alternatives to Guardianship?

What is a Fiduciary? In what circumstances is a Fiduciary appropriate? 

What are the benefits, pros and cons, of having these legal agents? Which is the right choice for your loved one’s needs?

 When a loved one is unable to make decisions for themselves, has dementia, Alzheimer’s or is otherwise incapacitated, there are a host of social, emotional, financial and legal issues that need to be considered. Guardianship is frequently suggested to families in these situations. However, many people are unaware that there are alternative legal options to Guardianship available to them or which are appropriate for their loved one’s situation.

 This presentation will address this often overlooked issue and discuss the differences between Guardianship and a Fiduciary and their various uses as legal agents, in what circumstances they are, or are not, appropriate, and which are the right choice for you and your loved one’s needs.

 Join us to learn about Guardianship and Fiduciary, the current considerations regarding the role of these legal agents and how you can make an informed choice about which is appropriate for your loved one that benefits all concerned.

 Nationally recognized elder law attorney Bill Fralin will discuss the essentials and current considerations of a Fiduciary vs Guardianship. Topics to be discussed include: Guardianship, Fiduciary, Situational Capacity, Implications of Incapacity; Financial Considerations and Asset Protection.

 Get the knowledge you need now to help you and your loved ones prepare for the future!

 Presented by:

William S. Fralin. Certified Elder Law  Attorney,The Estate Planning & Elder Law Firm, PC

Please register by calling 202-244-3310 or email

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