Trusts and Estates Law

SCPA Article 17-A Guardianship Statute Revisited

, New York Law Journal


Trusts and Estates Law columnists C. Raymond Radigan and John G. Farinacci discuss additional significant court decisions concerning Article 17-A, which is widely criticized as making blanket assumptions concerning the need for guardianship based on a diagnosis rather than the specific functional capabilities and limitations of the person that is the subject of the proceeding.

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