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The Legal Procedure for Seeking Guardianship

The Legal Procedure for Seeking Guardianship

The legal procedure for seeking guardianship of an adult with special needs in Illinois involves petitioning the court for an order appointing a guardian. Petitioners must follow court procedure exactly to receive the order. Either an “interested person” such as …
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Medical Directives: Which Ones Do You Need?

Medical Directives - Which Ones Do You Need?

Signing medical directives can be especially important for people with special needs and their family members because it may be more difficult for them to communicate their treatment wishes to doctors. The terms medical directive, power of attorney, and end-of-life …
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