Britney Spears Case Offers Lessons on Guardianship

Britney Spears’s legal fight to wrest back control over her personal and financial affairs has flooded the issue of guardianship in Klieg lights.  While a full guardianship may be necessary for many individuals with special needs, the Spears case underlines the...

Guardianship Workshop – Fair Haven

Please join Dave Ramos and Kate Hoover, from the Office of Public Guardian, and Attorney Claudia Pringles for a discussion on Guardianship options and supported decision making. Wednesday, February 12 at 6:00 at Fair Haven Union High School. Sponsored by Fair Haven...

How To Stay in Control of Your Life by Naming a Guardian

When most people hear the legal term “Guardian,” they envision an individual’s control over their finances, their health – over their life! – being seized by some anonymous government bureaucrat. And this is really a shame, because, properly deployed, a legal guardian...