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Elder Law MCLE Meeting - The Crossroads of Guardianship and Mental Health Court
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When: Wednesday, February 20, 2019
11:45 AM lunch, 12:00 PM -1:00 PM presentation
Where: Attorney Resource Center
505 N. County Farm Road
3rd Floor
Wheaton, Illinois  60187
United States
Presenter: Linda Strohschein, Strohschein Law Group and Katherine Fahy, DuPage Co. Assistant State's Attorney
Contact: Barb Mendralla

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Elder Law MCLE Meeting




Speakers: Linda Strohschein, Strohschein Law Group, LLC and Katherine Fahy, DuPage County Assistant State's Attorney

Families seeking to help their loved one with a mental illness need to understand the difference between the roles of guardianship court and mental health court. Helping your loved one is not easy, but it can be done. Discover how the law can protect the person, family and community.


 Learning Objectives:

  • Gain an understanding of the different types of guardianship and how it applies to an individual with mental illness
  • Learn about the authority a Guardian or agent under a Power of Attorney does or does not have for an individual with mental illness
  • Learn about the involuntary admission process and Mental Health Court timelines
  • Discover the different types of petitions involved in the process

Time: 11:45 am to 1:00 pm

Location: Attorney Resource Center (Third Floor of the DuPage County Courthouse)

Credits: 1 Credit MCLE 





Questions? Please contact staff liaison, Barb Mendralla at or 630-653-7779.

Lunch will be provided to those who register in advance.


Only DCBA members will qualify for PRMCLE/MCLE credit.


Electronic handouts will be provided in advance; no paper handouts will be distributed.


If you register and are unable to attend, please contact the DCBA office at 630-653-7779 so we can cancel your registration.

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