Jennifer Monthie, Restoring Rights in 17A Guardianships (2018)

In this article, Jennifer Monthie, Esq. describes the Disability Rights New York’s recent experiences representing clients with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities in rights restoration proceedings. The article aims to address the myth that restoration of rights is not possible under Article 17A of the New York Surrogate’s Court Procedure Act by following the restoration stories…

Engrossed Senate Bill No. 380, A Bill for an Act to amend the Indiana Code concerning probate

Supported decision making. Requires that a person who files a petition for the appointment of a guardian for an incapacitated person or minor must inform the court what less restrictive alternatives were considered or implemented and, if less restrictive alternatives were not considered or implemented, the reason for the failure to consider or implement less…