Research and Practice
The Public Guardian's Office strives to provide articles and other materials on research and practice in different areas including, but not limited to, elder, disabilities, and guardianship law, gerontology, mental health, developmental disabilities, guardianship, health care.
The National Elder Abuse Incidence Study, Sept. 1998, The National Center on Elder Abuse.
C. Golbert, "Using the Probate Act to Recover Assets Stolen from Persons with Disabilities," 88 Ill.B.J.9 p.510 (Sept.2000).
R Harris, C. Golbert and B Sullivan, "When Disabled Home Owners Lose Their Homes for a Pittance in Unpaid Property Taxes: Some Lessons from In re Mary L.", 5 NAELA J.2,p.159 (2009).
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