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Annual Probate GAL Seminar
Friday, September 24, 2021, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM CDT
Category: CLE

Annual Probate GAL Seminar

Part I: Public Benefits 101 for GALs
Avery J. Mayne, Walny Legal Group LLC

An overview of the different public benefit programs that provide income and health insurance to the elder and disabled populations, including Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, Family Care, IRIS and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). The overview will include eligibility and coverage rules including updated figures for the 2021 calendar year. Additionally, this presentation will discuss the public benefit issues that are prevelant in initial Guardianship/Protective Placement actions, post-judgment requests and annual reviews.

Part II: Transferring Guardianship Under Chapter 53: The Shortest Distance Between Two Points?
Jessica A. Liebau, Wessels & Liebau LLC

Chapter 53, Wisconsin’s version of the Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act (UAGPPJA), became law in mid-2018. Chapter 53 governs the process of transferring out of state guardianships into Wisconsin, as well as the process of transferring Wisconsin guardianships out to another state. This presentation explores those processes, the forms to be used, and the issues that can arise with differences between state law despite UAGPPJA.

Part III: From the Bench

A panel of court leaders will discuss issues facing the Probate Court.

Credit: 3.0 CLE credits to be applied for
Date: September 24, 2021
Presentation: 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Location: Online Viewing (Zoom)

$99.00 MBA member
$149.00 Non-member


Contact: Emily Hutmacher, [email protected]