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Title Guardianships and the elderly : the perfect crime / Dr. Sam Sugar.
Author Sugar, Sam, Dr., author.
Publication Garden City Park, NY : SquareOne Publishers, [2018]
Copyright date ©2018
Description xiv, 226 pages ; 23 cm
Call # 346.73018 S
Note "A survival guide to understanding, dealing with and avoiding the economic, physical, and psychological abuses of guardianships"--Cover.
Bibliography Includes resources (pages 209-220) and index.
Summary The book begins by looking at the history of guardianaship--from ancient times till today. It then provides a clear overview of how this system is set up to work--from the triggers that set it off to the different groups of people that make up the process.
Contents What is guardianship? -- What triggers guardianships? -- The equity court structure -- The people in the guardianship industry -- Incapacity -- The judges -- The guardians -- Guardianship tricks of the trade -- The lawyers & probate activities -- The estate liquidators -- The money & property managers -- The caregivers -- The abridgement of a ward's rights & advanced directives -- Guardianship abuse & its consequences -- Probate traps & tricks -- Preventing & fighting guardianship -- Alternate dispute resolution.
Subject Guardian and ward -- United States.
Guardian and ward -- United States -- Criminal provisions.
Older people -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.
Older people -- Abuse of -- United States.
Capacity and disability -- United States.
Capacity and disability. (OCoLC)fst00846210
Guardian and ward. (OCoLC)fst00948819
Older people -- Abuse of. (OCoLC)fst01199094
Older people -- Legal status, laws, etc. (OCoLC)fst01199114
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Alt Title Guardianship and the elderly
Related To Online version: Sugar, Sam, Dr. Guardianship & the elderly. Garden City Park, NY : Square One Publishers, [2018] 9780757054334 (DLC) 2018012112
ISBN 0757004334 (paperback) :
9780757004339 (paperback) :

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