Guardianship Proceedings In New Jersey

New Jersey offers multiple forms of guardianship for adults that have limited or total incapacity, most commonly:

New Jersey Statutes §3B:12-24.1(a); and New Jersey Statutes §3B:12-24.1(b).

While both of these involve petitioning a court to appoint a guardian to care for the person and/or property of another, there are some differences in the scope […]

Guardianship of Disabled Adults in New Jersey

At 18 years old, all people in New Jersey, including those with disabilities, are considered adults under the law. Regardless of the individual’s type of disability or if he or she lives at home, once an individual reaches the age of 18, parents can no longer make decisions legally on their behalf. Some families […]

Congress Seeks to Help Disabled Save for the Future

DisabilityScoop reported that Congress is working on legislation that would help people with disabilities put away money and still keep their benefits.

The U.S. Senate Committee on Finance approved updates to the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act. The current ABLE Act, which became law two years ago, allows those with disabilities to establish […]

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