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Guardianship and the elderly : the perfect crime / Dr. Sam Sugar.

Sugar, Sam, Dr., (author.).
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  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Greenwood PL - Greenwood 346.7301 SUG (Text) 36626103963369 2nd Floor New Adult Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville 346.73 SUG (Text) 37323005403244 NONFIC Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle 346.7301 SUGA (Text) 39231033473543 Ratcliffe-Carnegie Reading Room Available -
South Whitley Comm. PL - South Whitley 346.73 SUGAR SAM (Text) 30402004721330 NONFICTION Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780757004339
  • ISBN: 0757004334
  • Physical Description: xiv, 226 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Garden City Park, NY : Square One Publishers, [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-220) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
What is guardianship? -- What triggers guardianships? -- The equity court structure -- The people in the guardianship industry -- Incapacity -- The judges -- The guardians -- Guardianship tricks of the trade -- The lawyers & probate activities -- The estate liquidators -- The money managers -- The caregivers -- The abridgement of a ward's rights & advanced directives -- Guardianship abuse & its consequences -- Probate traps & tricks -- Preventing & fighting guardianship -- Alternate dispute resolution.
Summary, etc.:
The book begins by looking at the history of guardianship―from ancient times till today. It then provides a clear overview of how this system is set up to work―from the triggers that set it off to the different groups of people that make up the process: the judges, the guardians, and all their associates. The book goes on to detail the responsibilities given to these players and describes how easily they can manipulate the system to their own advantage. It also presents an accurate picture of just how difficult it is to free a family member from the system. There are things loved ones can do to fight the system, to be sure, but many obstacles and pitfalls await them in the battle. This book is meant to prepare the reader for these eventualities and includes a comprehensive glossary, a helpful resource section, and a number of documents that may prove useful in the pursuit of real justice.
Subject: Guardian and ward > United States
Guardian and ward > United States > Criminal provisions.
Older people > Legal status, laws, etc. > United States
Older people > Abuse of > United States
Capacity and disability > United States

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