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You’re Fired: Can a Client of Questionable Capacity Terminate Your Representation?

6/8/2024  

For elder and special needs law attorneys, termination issues are more complex. Clients who are aging or suffering from mental health challenges present ethical duties for attorneys beyond basic client termination tasks.

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Aspirational Standard: Pro Bono Legal Representation and Public Service

3/27/2024

Elder law and special needs law attorneys should recognize the needs and support those who cannot afford essential legal representation

Aspirational Standard: Non-Legal Services

3/27/2024

The elder law and special needs law attorney often is confronted with a client experiencing non-legal issues

Aspirational Standard: Marketing and Advertising

3/27/2024

It is more important to educate the public about substantive areas of law without using fear or high pressure communications

Aspirational Standard: Communication and Advocacy

3/27/2024

Elder law and special needs law attorneys must facilitate effective communication with their clients.

Aspirational Standard: Client Capacity

3/27/2024

Attorneys have special ethical responsibilities when representing clients whose capacity for making decisions may be diminished.

Aspirational Standard: Competent and Diligent Representation

3/27/2024

The attorney must be educated in the practice areas of elder and special needs law

Aspirational Standard: Confidentiality

3/27/2024

Confidentiality of client information is a core, fundamental principle of the client-attorney relationship

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