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This product includes audio files and electronic materials for the "A Look at Varying Degrees of Capacity of Clients Who Have Dementia", CLE presented on February 7, 2011.
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Dementia for Lawyers: A Look at Varying Degrees of Capacity of
Clients Who Have Dementia
Program Time: 2.0 Hours
Presented by The Young Lawyers Section
About the Program
The discussion centers 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 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.
Francesca Lefante, Hartford Probate Court
Daniel M. Lindenburg, Bershtein Volpe & McKeon PC, New
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
Sandra Sherlock-White, Law Offices of Sandra Sherlock-White
Who Should Purchase
Elder law practitioners will benefit from this seminar.
This seminar is appropriate for both newly admitted and experienced