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The Strategic Intersections of Guardianship & Divorce

Tuesday, October 17, 2023

05:00 PM - 06:30 PM

The Screening Room

82 State Street, Newburyport, MA, USA

The focus of this program is on divorce involving a spouse with diminished capacity. When these type of situations present, it is critical to consider the strategic use of the Domestic Relations Guardianship under MGL Ch. 208 versus the Probate Code Guardianship & Conservatorship under MGL Ch. 190B. The expert faculty delve into the considerations and analysis that these cases require.

Attend and Learn

  •  How to apply the Professional Rules re Guardianships of Incapacitated Persons in a divorce and what are potential ethical dilemmas
  • What are the requirements of G.L. Chapter 190B Sec 5 regarding guardianships/conservatorships
  • How to proceed with a G.L. Chapter 208, Sec 15 guardian of incapacitated defendant in a divorce matter
  • What are the strategic differences in the statutes, and rules


Attorney Lisa M. Cukier, Burns & Levinson, Chairperson

Attorney Jeffrey A. Soilson, Fitch Law Partners

Hon. Nan M. Sauer, Probate & Family Court

Hon. Jennifer M. Rivera Ulwick, Probate & Family Court

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