• October 30, 2021

Is the probate guardianage law a valid court proceeding?

The probate guardiansage statute is a valid judicial proceeding, says the ACLU.This is because it was adopted by the Supreme Court in 2011, when it found the Massachusetts law to be unconstitutional.The justices ruled that a court proceeding is valid if the probator is authorized to act on behalf of a child or elderly person.But…

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Why New York judges will soon be able to choose probate attorneys for children

NY TIMES article New York State’s probate judges will no longer be bound by state laws that say that probate lawyers must be licensed by a licensed court and that children have to live with the parents of the probate judge.The decision by the state’s supreme court is a step in a gradual shift away…

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