How to become a Guardian for an Incapacitated Adult

When considering how to manage the property and/or well-being of a person under a disability, the need to be appointed a guardian for that person often becomes part of the conversation. In New York State there are three types of guardianship proceedings whereby a guardian can be appointed. The three guardianship proceedings are as follows:… Read More »

How to become a Guardian for an Adult with Developmental and/or Intellectual Disabilities

When considering how to manage the property and/or well-being of a person under a disability, the need to be appointed a guardian for that person often becomes part of the conversation. In New York State there are three types of guardianship proceedings whereby a guardian can be appointed. The three guardianship proceedings are as follows:… Read More »

How to become a Guardian of a Minor

When considering how to manage the property and/or well being of a person who is a minor, or who may be considered disabled, the need to be appointed a guardian for that person often becomes part of the conversation. In New York State there are three types of guardianship proceedings whereby a guardian can be… Read More »

What Powers Does a Guardian Have?

In New York State there are three types of guardianship proceedings whereby a guardian can be appointed. Three Guardianship Proceedings The three guardianship proceedings, which are established by separate statutes, are as follows: Surrogate’s Court Procedure Act (SCPA) Article 17 – Guardianship of a Minor Child SCPA Article 17-A – Guardianship of an Adult with… Read More »

On Air with Eric Einhart

Guardianships: A Practical Explanation Eric J. Einhart joined Hilary Topper on her talk show, Hilary Topper on Air.  During this show, Eric discusses Frequently Asked Questions on Guardianships. Here are some of the questions he addresses during the show: What is a guardianship? When is it needed? What does a Guardian do? What is the… Read More »

On Air with Deanna M. Eble

Special Needs Planning Deanna M, Eble joined Hilary Topper on her talk show, Hilary Topper on Air.  During this podcast, Deanna discusses some of the hurdles of raising a child with special needs. Many parents are inundated with information from all different sources encouraging a guardianship for their child. Guardianship is not the only option… Read More »

Power of Attorney versus Guardianship

Have you ever been concerned about an aging parent who seems to be making “bad” decisions? Or, have you thought about who will look after you should something tragic happen and you become incapacitated? These are difficult scenarios to think about, but Power of Attorney and Guardianship proceedings can offer peace of mind. In a… Read More »

Upcoming Webinar on “How Decisions Are Made: Guardianship”

Webinar – How Decisions Are Made: Guardianship Date: May 31, 2018 Time: 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Location: Your Computer, Phone or Tablet Join Partner, Eric J. Einhart for this Free Educational Webinar. Please register for How Decisions Are Made: Guardianship on May 31, 2018 7:00 PM EDT at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1667398779208221441 Attend this free webinar on:… Read More »