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The problem with guardians

Thursday, December 01, 2016 @ 7:00 PM | By Alexandra Mayeski

Disputes about the appointment of a guardian of property and/or personal care for incapable individuals are on the rise. With an aging population, these types of disputes made under the Substitute Decisions Act (SDA) have become much more prevalent, but they are by no means limited to the elderly. This type of litigation is often very emotionally charged with litigants losing sight of the best interests of the incapable person. Sadly, cases often involve family members battling for power and control. Some may argue it is...