Criminal defendants have basic rights and proper defense counsel, but guardianship defendants often are denied these same rights. The author discusses five myths commonly held by attorneys and judges who deal with guardianship cases. The article offers suggestions to potential guardianship defendants for preserving their rights and protecting their interests.
Cavey, Patricia M.
"Realizing the Right to Counsel in Guardianship: Dispelling Guardianship Myths,"
Marquette Elder's Advisor: Vol. 2:
1, Article 5.
Available at: https://scholarship.law.marquette.edu/elders/vol2/iss1/5