When Adult Guardianship Crosses State Lines:
A Uniform Act to Address Jurisdictional Issues
Date: Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Format: Live Webinar
Duration: 90 minutes
1:00 PM-2:30 PM Eastern
12:00 PM-1:30 PM Central
11:00 AM-12:30 PM Mountain
10:00 AM-11:30 AM Pacific
Do you have adult guardianship cases in which more than one state is involved? With our increasingly mobile society, attorneys frequently face interstate guardianship problems.
This webinar will cover the basics of the Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act, passed by 37 states, DC, and Puerto Rico. The reporter for the Act, along with a prominent probate attorney, will explain the Act’s provisions on initial jurisdiction, transfer of cases to another state, and out-of-state recognition and enforcement of orders, as well how the Act works in practice.
Professor, University of Missouri Columbia Law School
Chair, ABA Commission on Law and Aging
Principal, Cummings & Lockwood
Commissioner, Uniform Law Commission
Member, UAGPPJA Drafting Committee
West Hartford, CT
Erica Wood (Moderator)
ABA Commission on Law and Aging
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