Adult Guardianship & GAL

Volunteer GAL Works to Preserve Safety and Autonomy of Adult with Disability

Kevin Lichtenberg, Hefler Lichtenberg LLC When Adult Protective Services (APS) alerted the Probate Court to the abuse of an adult with a disability, the Judge appointed CVLS as Guardian ad Litem (GAL) to investigate. APS was concerned that Ms. M., an adult with an intellectual disability and other diagnosed mental health issues, was being physically […]

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Adult Guardianship 101 – Representing a Petitioner

Lisa Murphy, Director of the CVLS Guardian ad Litem for Adults Program, will cover the steps involved in representing a petitioner in an adult guardianship case from start to finish. This CLE will also cover new training requirements for guardians in Cook County. This training is for licensed attorneys interested in representing clients in adult guardianship matters through CVLS. No prior experience is necessary.

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Seminar: Adult Guardianship 101

Lisa Murphy, Director of the CVLS Guardian ad Litem for Adults Program, will cover the steps involved in representing a petitioner in an adult guardianship case from start to finish. This CLE will also cover new training requirements for guardians in Cook County. This training is for licensed attorneys interested in representing clients in adult guardianship matters through CVLS. No prior experience is necessary.

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Talented Tag Team: Kirkland Duo Resolves Adult Guardianship Case

At Legal Prep Charter Academy in the Garfield Park neighborhood, CVLS partners with the Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) to provide legal assistance in the community. Together we host an in-person clinic once a month to help low-income clients with their civil legal needs. The clinic is currently not seeing clients in person due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but earlier this year, a couple of Kirkland & Ellis attorneys handled an intake together and tackled the case themselves.

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