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Author Sugar, Sam, Dr., author.

Title Guardianships and the elderly : the perfect crime / Dr. Sam Sugar.

Publication Info. Garden City Park, NY : Square One Publishers, [2018]


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 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    346.73018 SUG    Available
 PAS Linda Vista Branch Non-Fiction    346.73018 SUG    Available
1 copy being processed for PAS Central Library On Order.
1 copy being processed for PAS Linda Vista Branch On Order.
Description xiv, 226 pages ; 23 cm
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Note "A survival guide to understanding, dealing with and avoiding the economic, physical, and psychological abuses of guardianships"--Cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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 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.
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.
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.
Added Title Guardianship and the elderly
Other Form: Online version: Sugar, Sam, Dr. Guardianship & the elderly. Garden City Park, NY : Square One Publishers, [2018] 9780757054334 (DLC) 2018012112
ISBN 9780757004339 (paperback) $19.95
0757004334 (paperback) $19.95

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