Handling Mental Health Issues in Probate & Family Court
Thursday, November 5, 4-6:30
It is a given that the COVID pandemic has changed the practice of law. To what extent have those changes impacted the representation of those with mental health issues? What are the concerns about navigating the court process now? How do you proceed when one party to a divorce suffers from a mental health impairment? This program brings together divorce and mental health law experts to provide you with tools for addressing these issues now and in the future.
Attend and Learn:
What Does Adjudication of Incapacity Mean
How to Establish Incapacity/Disability
What Is Your Obligation to a Client Who Has Mental Health Issues
Why Use a Single Transaction Conservatorship and How to Use it When a Divorce Litigant Suffers from a Lack of Capacity
What to Do When a Mental Health Issue Arises in the Midst of a Divorce?
What is the Role of a GAL in a Divorce Case When There Is a Mental Health Issue
Honorable Brian Dunn, Probate & Family Court
M. David Blake, Blake & Associates, Boston
Clare P. Culhane, Blake & Associates, Boston
Katelyn Lynch, Lynch & Ledoux, Salem
Donald Pitman, Newburyport
Margot G. Birke, Esq., Elder Law Solutions, Newburyport, Moderator