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Guardianship petitioning

The following is an overview of Virginia Code §§ 64.2-2000 et seq. addressing capacity issues for adults who are alleged to be incapacitated and, pursuant to a very detailed statute, if determined by the court to be incapacitated, can have ...

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Medicaid: Bridging the communication gap

Qualifying for Medicaid is a tricky, detail-oriented process. As attorneys, we are not only faced with the challenge of reaching “magic” numbers, but also with the challenge of emotional families who are witnessing their loved one deteriorate. Each client presents ...

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Drafting effective guardianship orders

In any proceeding requesting the appointment of a guardian and/or conservator, the final order entered by the court must meet certain basic statutory requirements, and should also address any particular circumstances that may affect the scope of the fiduciary’s duties ...

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