This article discusses whether the requirements of due process in protective proceedings be any lower that those in criminal, juvenile, or civil commitment cases. The authors argue that the requirements should not be lower. The article discusses the application of Mathews v. Eldridge to due process analysis in guardianship and conservatorship proceedings.
Haines, Susan G. and Campbell, John J.
"Defects, Due Process, and Protective Proceedings,"
Marquette Elder's Advisor:
1, Article 4.
Available at: http://scholarship.law.marquette.edu/elders/vol2/iss1/4