May 20, 2021 all-day

Family Young Adult Special Needs Disability Planning in MassachusettsWebinar, May 20, 2021, 12:00 p.m., with a community support organization in the Bedford, MA, area. For parents and family members of persons with an intellectual or developmental disability,
* This workshop provides an overview of the legal consequences of reaching the age of emancipation at 18.
* Discussion will include a description of the range of decision-making options

  • Guardianship
  • Powers and duties of a guardian,
  • Procedure of initiating a guardianship
  • Substituted judgement.
  • Supported Decision Making as an alternative to Guardianship
  • Legal Emancipation
  • Presumption of Competence
  • east Restrictive Alternative
  • Prioritization of the areas requiring decision-making.

About the speaker: Attorney Meredith H. Greene practices in Trust & Estate special-needs planning, estate
planning, guardianship, conservatorship, adult services advocacy, and government benefits advocacy. Ms. Greene
was trained as a parent advocate representing children and families in the area of special education through the
Federation for Children with Special Needs.
To RSVP for the Zoom link contact  (781)275-2500 ext. 3080 or emily.wheet@nashobalearninggroup.org  

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