Over the past ten years, many states have revised their guardianship laws to address such problems as due process inadequacies, ineffective monitoring of guardians, and reliance on medical conclusions to determine legal findings. Brusky discusses the changes in guardianship law and legislative changes accommodating durable powers of attorney, living wills, and other medical declarations that provide an alternative to traditional guardianships.
Brusky, Andrew P.
"Guardianship Reform Revisited After 10 Years,"
Marquette Elder's Advisor:
4, Article 14.
Available at: http://scholarship.law.marquette.edu/elders/vol1/iss4/14