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Understanding cost of guardians

Thursday, February 02, 2017 @ 7:00 PM | By Susannah Roth

When it comes to identifying heads of damages which a client may have suffered, as a famous man said it’s the “unknown unknowns” that we have to worry about.

One head of damages which is all too well known to estate and trust lawyers is the costs of a substitute decision-maker (often referred to as guardianship costs). These damages are relevant in a personal injury claim where a person requires a guardian or attorney for property and/or personal care to act for them and make decisions...