Presenter Randall A. Snyder covers the following topics:
1. What is “Elder Law”?
2. HB 374 (2011): New Uniform Power of Attorney Act
3. Advanced Care Directives, aka Health Care Powers of Attorney.
4. Who is your client? Who retained you? What are the Ethical Rules?
5. Guardianship and Conservatorship under Title 72.
6. Competency: under the statute, the Bodin rule.
7. “Capacity” with elders is unique.
8. Rule 1.14: dealing with clients with diminished capacity.