Guardianship & Conservatorship. Legal news and articles for April 16 - 25, 2017

Law Office of Will M. Helixon Adds Experienced Military Litigator; Jessica Linney Will Focus on Fort BraggEditorial: Don't cut legal aid for the poorA Saudi woman's plea for help exposes risks runaways face ...Lee County Bar Association to host Law in the Mall on Saturday, April 29Guardianship Fix Heads To Governor's DeskMalvern Federal promotes BoylanA Saudi woman's plea exposes risks runaways faceDust settles over pizza shop dogs controversySaudi woman's plea for help exposes risks faced by runawaysForcibly reptriated Saudi woman: 'My family will kill me'A Saudi woman's plea for help exposes risks runaways faceA Saudi woman's plea for help exposes risks runaways faceA Saudi woman's plea for help exposes risks runaways faceA Saudi woman's plea for help exposes risks runaways faceA Saudi woman's plea for help exposes risks runaways face

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Law Office of Will M. Helixon Adds Experienced Military Litigator; Jessica Linney Will Focus on Fort Bragg
Yahoo FinanceApril 25, 2017

The firm now handles most military matters, business and securities law, trusts and estate planning, and family law including juvenile matters, adoption and guardianship issues. In addition to being licensed in all military courts, the firm's members ...more »

Editorial: Don't cut legal aid for the poor
Tampabay.comApril 24, 2017

It helped more than 3,200 people obtain or keep housing, and it helped more than 3,900 people with family law matters such as adoption, guardianship and divorce. Those numbers each have names and faces, and they deserve an equal opportunity to have ...more »

A Saudi woman's plea for help exposes risks runaways face ...
The Philadelphia TribuneApril 19, 2017

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A young Saudi woman's plea for help after she was stopped in an airport in the Philippines en route to Australia where she ...more »

Lee County Bar Association to host Law in the Mall on Saturday, April 29
Island ReporterApril 19, 2017

The following free public seminars will be presented by volunteer attorneys at Law in the Mall: Simple Wills and Estates 10 a.m., Power of Attorney, Guardianship and Guardian Advocate cases 11 a.m., and Family Law noon. "The Lee County Bar Association ...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 »

Malvern Federal promotes Boylan
Reading EagleApril 18, 2017

Shank also served as the solicitor for the Lancaster County Office of Aging and represented the agency in guardianship proceedings. Shank earned her law degree from Drexel University School of Law and her undergraduate degree from West Chester ...more »

A Saudi woman's plea exposes risks runaways face
Post RegisterApril 17, 2017

Under Saudi Arabia's conservative interpretation of Islamic law, a male guardianship system bars women from traveling abroad, obtaining a passport, marrying or even leaving prison without the consent of a male relative. The mystery around what ...more »

Dust settles over pizza shop dogs controversy
The Sun ChronicleApril 17, 2017

The "humanization of pets" phenomenon spawned a movement of sorts earlier in the century that saw many municipalities considering guardianship laws regarding pets. In the eyes of the law, pets are property and that's offensive to some pet owners.more »

Saudi woman's plea for help exposes risks faced by runaways
DAWN.comApril 16, 2017

Under Saudi Arabia's law, a male guardianship system bars women from travelling abroad, obtaining a passport, marrying or even leaving prison without the consent of a male relative. However, most Muslim-majority countries do not have similarly ...more »

Forcibly reptriated Saudi woman: 'My family will kill me'
Deutsche WelleApril 16, 2017

"Women's rights are… the most prominent human rights problems in Saudi Arabia," said the Berlin-based European Saudi Organization for Human Rights, adding that "the seriousness of what Dina Ali is facing" stems from the guardianship system. The Saudi ...more »

A Saudi woman's plea for help exposes risks runaways face
Herald-WhigApril 16, 2017

Under Saudi Arabia's conservative interpretation of Islamic law, a male guardianship system bars women from traveling abroad, obtaining a passport, marrying or even leaving prison without the consent of a male relative. The mystery around what ...more »

A Saudi woman's plea for help exposes risks runaways face
Artesia Daily PressApril 16, 2017

Under Saudi Arabia's conservative interpretation of Islamic law, a male guardianship system bars women from traveling abroad, obtaining a passport, marrying or even leaving prison without the consent of a male relative. Most Muslim-majority countries ...more »

A Saudi woman's plea for help exposes risks runaways face
San Francisco ChronicleApril 16, 2017

Under Saudi Arabia's conservative interpretation of Islamic law, a male guardianship system bars women from traveling abroad, obtaining a passport, marrying or even leaving prison without the consent of a male relative. The mystery around what ...more »

A Saudi woman's plea for help exposes risks runaways face
ABC NewsApril 16, 2017

Under Saudi Arabia's conservative interpretation of Islamic law, a male guardianship system bars women from traveling abroad, obtaining a passport, marrying or even leaving prison without the consent of a male relative. Most Muslim-majority countries ...more »

A Saudi woman's plea for help exposes risks runaways face
Clearfield ProgressApril 16, 2017

A Human Rights Watch report released last year on guardianship laws in Saudi Arabia found that even with greater opportunities for women in the kingdom, a woman's life rests largely on "the good will" of her male guardian. Powerful clerics in the ...more »

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