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CR020711 A Look at Varying Degrees of Capacity of Clients Who Have Dementia

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Dementia for Lawyers: A Look at Varying Degrees of Capacity of Clients Who Have Dementia

Presented by: Young Lawyers Section

About the Program:
The discussion will center on the various signs of diminished capacity and how attorneys can better protect people who eventually lose their ability to execute documents, make necessary healthcare decisions, and manage their finances. Faculty will specifically address the varying degrees of capacity, informed consent, and the signs of incapacity as affected by common debilitating diseases as well as their impact on law and legal proceedings. 

Program Faculty:
Francesca Lefante, Hartford Probate Court
Daniel M. Lindenburg, Bershtein Volpe & McKeon PC, New Haven
Andrew S. Knott, Knott & Knott LLC, Cheshire

Gerard J. Kerins, MD, FACP, Section Chief, Geriatrics, Hospital of Saint Raphael, New Haven
Harry E. Morgan, MD, President, The Center for Geriatric and Family Psychiatry; Medical Director, The Alzheimer’s Resource Center of Connecticut; Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, University of Connecticut
Sandra Sherlock-White, Law Offices of Sandra Sherlock-White LLC, Newington

Program Schedule:
6:00 What Is Dementia?
6:45 Break
7:00 Working with the Client Who Has Dementia
7:45 Questions and Answers

Who Should Purchase:
Elder law practitioners will benefit from this seminar.

This seminar is appropriate for both newly admitted and experienced attorneys.

The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE.

CLE Credit: 2.0 Hours