Due process in Texas

Due Process in Guardianship Proceeding

It’s easy to observe that the subject of a guardianship (or conservatorship) petition has a right to “due process” during the court process. But what does that mean? Does it include anything a judge orders? Does it require a court hearing? How will you know if you have been afforded due process before a guardianship…

Guardians’ Fees for Advocacy Work Disallowed by Court

DECEMBER 12, 2011 VOLUME 18 NUMBER 42 Last month we saw an interesting variation on fee requests for guardianship and conservatorship proceedings. A Washington State Supreme Court case dealt with the payment from wards’ estates to a professional fiduciary organization in unusual circumstances. James R. Hardman and his mother Alice Hardman are certified professional guardians…