When does a power of attorney get preference to be named as guardian?

When does a power of attorney get preference to be named as guardian?

God love our Indiana guardianship code… There are times when a petition for guardianship is filed because a prospective ward’s attorney-in-fact under an existing power of attorney is either not doing their job, or not doing it well. Under our guardianship code, does the power of attorney have any priority in the consideration of who […]

Prospective Ward’s Attendance at the Guardianship Hearing

Prospective Ward’s Attendance at the Guardianship Hearing

A busy schedule this week with guardianship hearings. One of them today got me to thinking again about the requirement that the alleged incapacitated person be present at the guardianship hearing. One of the most common complaints from family members seeking a guardianship over a loved one is that the elder has to be present […]