Guardianship. Legal news and articles for April 15 - 27, 2017

Claudia Lawrence: Missing persons 'guardianship' bill clears ParliamentSpecial guardianship orders: are they being used safely?High court's guardianship panel plans first meetingNew Nevada guardianship laws aim to increase accountability for ...Greenwood man 'set up' for 2-year-old's false kidnapping day before guardianship hearingFree sessions on guardianship offeredNAMI Yolo sponsors forum on guardianship and conservatorshipNAMI Yolo sponsors forum on guardianship and conservatorshipDespite male guardianship system, Saudi Arabia gets elected to UN women's rights commissionState Launches New Program to Help Low-Income Elderly Iowans with Establishing a GuardianshipWhatcom sets up court help for new guardianship programGuardianship Fix Heads To Governor's DeskTrial date set as twin challenges disabled brother's husband for guardianshipFearing deportation, undocumented immigrants arrange guardianship for kidsNevada senior guardianship rights

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CONTACT 13: Guardianship abuse defendant faces judge - Story
KTNV Las VegasMarch 30, 2017

The No. 2 defendant in the state's largest-ever case of elderly exploitation is now behind bars in Las Vegas.more »

CONTACT 13: Felony conviction in guardianship case
KTNV Las VegasApril 12, 2017

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - A jury has convicted a Las Vegas woman who was the subject of a Contact 13 Investigation for crimes in a guardianship case. Helen Natko was found guilty of theft and exploitation of a vulnerable person. The victim was her long-time ...more »

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Claudia Lawrence: Missing persons 'guardianship' bill clears Parliament
BBC NewsApril 27, 2017

A bill that aims to assist the families of missing persons has cleared its parliamentary stages. The Guardianship (Missing Persons) Bill is known as Claudia's Law, in memory of Claudia Lawrence who went missing on her way to work in York in 2009. The ...more »

Special guardianship orders: are they being used safely?
Communitycare.co.ukApril 27, 2017

Despite £20m in the adoption support fund allocated for therapeutic support services, there are still concerns that children in special guardianship placements are missing out. Case law and statutory guidance state that allowances given to guardians ...more »

High court's guardianship panel plans first meeting
Albuquerque JournalApril 26, 2017

The 16-member guardianship study commission will take public comment from 9:30 a.m. to noon on suggested changes and improvement to the state guardianship system. The meeting is expected to run until 4 p.m.. Barry Massey, a Supreme Court ...more »

New Nevada guardianship laws aim to increase accountability for ...
KTNV Las VegasApril 26, 2017

LAS VEGAS (NV) - A Contact 13 investigation has led to long-overdue changes in state law. Abuse and exploitation have run rampant in our adult guardianship ...more »

Greenwood man 'set up' for 2-year-old's false kidnapping day before guardianship hearing
WRTV IndianapolisApril 25, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS -- A Greenwood man says his ex-wife framed him for the kidnapping of a 2-year-old girl a day before he was scheduled to argue for her custody in court. On March 26, Indianapolis police received a report of a residential entry and ...more »

Free sessions on guardianship offered
My Eastern ShoreApril 25, 2017

CENTREVILLE — Mid-Shore Pro Bono is offering free informational sessions on guardianship issues at 12:30 p.m. May 1 at each of the Queen Anne's County Senior Centers. Topics include what a guardianship is, how to prepare for one and how to ...more »

NAMI Yolo sponsors forum on guardianship and conservatorship
Davis EnterpriseApril 24, 2017

NAMI Yolo, the local chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, will host a forum on guardianship and conservatorship in Yolo County on Wednesday, ...more »

NAMI Yolo sponsors forum on guardianship and conservatorship
Davis EnterpriseApril 24, 2017

NAMI Yolo, the local chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, will host a forum on guardianship and conservatorship in Yolo County on Wednesday, May 3, in the Community Room at the Episcopal Church of St. Martin, 640 Hawthorn Lane. A social ...more »

Despite male guardianship system, Saudi Arabia gets elected to UN women's rights commission
India TodayApril 24, 2017

Despite male guardianship system, Saudi Arabia gets elected to UN women's rights commission. A country which does not let women study, work, travel or marry without the permission of their male guardian has been elected to United nations Commission on ...more »

State Launches New Program to Help Low-Income Elderly Iowans with Establishing a Guardianship
KNIA / KRLS RadioApril 21, 2017

The Iowa Department on Aging recently announced the launch of the Iowa Guardianship Establishment Program, which will award one-time grants to assist low-income Iowans with a documented medical condition establish substitute decision-making ...more »

Whatcom sets up court help for new guardianship program
Lynden TribuneApril 20, 2017

WHATCOM — Obtaining legal guardianship over a loved one due to mental incapacitation can often be an overwhelming and confusing experience. Dealing with the incapacitation can be difficult enough, and the process of obtaining legal guardianship often ...more »

Guardianship Fix Heads To Governor's Desk
WFSUApril 19, 2017

A slate of changes to Florida's guardianship law is heading to the governor's desk. The updates legislators want are meant to protect some of the state's most vulnerable residents, but critics worry they're missing the mark.more »

Trial date set as twin challenges disabled brother's husband for guardianship
OCRegisterApril 19, 2017

Tamara Mukai Mazzei is hoping to have her family back together after her identical twin grandson's, Ryan and Ronald, were separated by the court when the siblings were a year old because of Ryan's special needs. Now 23, Ryan's two aunts and twin ...more »

Fearing deportation, undocumented immigrants arrange guardianship for kids
Reading EagleApril 16, 2017

Two local parents, Jacob and Nancy, worry most that they will not be there to watch their two young daughters and infant son grow up. "We are afraid of what will happen to our children," Jacob, 35, said. "In reality, it is very sad and scary, but we ...more »

Nevada senior guardianship rights
KOLOApril 15, 2017

Saturday will be partly cloudy and warmer. A fast-moving weather system will enter the picture on Easter Sunday. After a quiet morning, it looks like snow showers will develop in the Sierra in the early to mid-afternoon, and persist through evening ...more »

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