ERIC Number: ED162485
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Feb
Reference Count: 0
A Handbook on Guardianship, Conservatorship, and Other Options.
Massachusetts Association for Retarded Citizens, Newton.; Mental Health Legal Advisors Committee, Boston, MA.
The handbook details legal options in providing for decisionmaking regarding mentally retarded persons. Defined are trusts and representative payee situations. Considered in detail are aspects of guardianship and conservatorship, including legal standards, effects on daily livinq, financial issues, and liability. A final section provides technical information on guardianship, specifically as it relates to Massachusetts state law. (CL)
Descriptors: Child Advocacy, Civil Liberties, Financial Problems, Financial Services, Legal Problems, Legal Responsibility, Mental Retardation, Standards, State Legislation, Trusts (Financial)
Mental Health Legal Advisors Committee, 73 Tremont Street, Suite 901, Boston, Massachusetts 02108 ($1.00 donation)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Massachusetts Association for Retarded Citizens, Newton.; Mental Health Legal Advisors Committee, Boston, MA.
Identifiers: Conservatorship; Guardianship; Massachusetts