*SAMPLE PLEADINGS INCLUDED* This is a very practical session for the attorney whose client comes in complaining of the actions that a Power of Attorney or legal guardian is taking. When do you go beyond informing the client that this is the person the principal or the court chose to handle these duties? What exactly do you do? Discussion of real-life scenarios will enhance your learning.
Under what circumstances is a guardianship advisable? Can a power of attorney be used as an alternative and, if so, under what circumstances? If a guardianship is advisable, is a full (plenary) guardianship necessary, or will a limited guardianship suffice?
Learn about what rights people have, what happens once they are detained by ICE, and what they can do beforehand to protect themselves and their family members. There are several new laws that were passed in Illinois to protect our youth immigrants, including the extension of the short-term guardianship in case parents are detained by ICE and are unavailable.