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Guardianship Jurisdiction Revisited

A Proposal for a Uniform Act

By A. Frank Johns, Vicki Gottlich & Marlis Carson

As interstate transfers of incapacitated adults have increased, so have the conflicts between states regarding the appointment of guardians. This article reviews the conflict of laws doctrine as it applies to guardianship and proposes that a uniform act be adopted similar to the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act.

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