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Ins, Outs and Whys of Minor Guardianship
Date: 04/21/2014
Location: The Chicago Bar Association, 321 South Plymouth Court, Chicago, IL 60604
Presented by: Probate Practice, Chicago Volunteer Legal Services (CVLS)
Experience Level: Intermediate
MCLE Credit: As of 04/20/2016, this program is no longer eligible for MCLE Credit.
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This program will discuss the basic who, what and why's of probate minor guardianship. You already know the where-the Circuit Court of Cook County. We'll teach you the rest, including:
  • What minor guardianship is and why is it necessary.
  • What the Cook County Guardianship Assistance Desk for Minors does-for free.
  • What you need to know about school residency and special education.
  • What to do if parties or the child have a mental illness.
  • Why you need to know this.

What is guardianship? Who is eligible? Why needed? Why probate? How is it different from Domestic Relations, Juvenile Court, etc? Overview of court system and 1806
Margaret C. Benson, Executive Director, CVLS (Moderator)

Rose Hale, Ph.D., Director, Guardianship Assistance Desk for Minors

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