Guardianship, Conservatorship and the Law

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Oceana, 2008 - Law - 174 pages
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Guardianship, Conservatorship and the Law includes everything from overviews of guardianships and conservatorships to an appendix that provides applicable statues, resource directories, and other pertinent information and data.

Topics addressed in this publication include guardianship of a minor, guardianship of an incapacitated adult, mental health guardianship and civil commitment, standby guardianship, conservatorship, protecting the property of the ward, alternatives to guardianship and conservatorship.

With access to the most current information in this field of law, Margaret C. Jasper assures readers they are up-to-date with the latest developments related to guardianship and conservatorship. This is an ideal resource for anyone interested in learning more about the concepts of guardianship and conservatorship.

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MARGARET C. JASPER is an attorney engaged in the general practice of law in South Salem, New York, concentrating in the areas of personal injury and entertainment law. Ms. Jasper holds a Juris Doctor degree from Pace University School of Law, White Plains, New York, is a member of the New York and Connecticut bars, and is certified to practice before the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. Ms. Jasper has been appointed to the law guardian panel for the Family Court of the State of New York, is a member of a number of professional organizations and associations, and is a New York State licensed real estate broker operating as Jasper Real Estate, in South Salem, New York. Margaret Jasper maintains a website at In 2004, Ms. Jasper successfully argued a case before the New York Court of Appeals, which gives mothers of babies who are stillborn due to medical negligence the right to bring a legal action and recover emotional distress damages. This successful appeal overturned a 26-year old New York case precedent, which previously prevented mothers of stillborn babies to sue their negligent medical providers.

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