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National Study of Guardianship Systems

Summary of Findings and Recommendations

By Lauren Barritt Lisi & Saidy Barinaga-Burch

This article reports the results of a national study of over 700 cases for guardianship of older persons. The study addressed, among other things, the factors triggering petitions for guardianship and the availability, utilization, and effectiveness of alternatives to guardianship.

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