New Jersey legislators are now considering passage of the Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act (“UAGPPJA”). This uniform law, promulgated by the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws in 2007, already has been adopted in 19 states and the District of Columbia, and is pending in the legislatures of 13 other.. read more →

A Superior Court judge ruled that an agent appointed under a power of attorney who is unrelated to the principal by marriage or blood lacks standing to file a lawsuit seeking guardianship of the principal in New Jersey. In the Matter of Costa Nova, An Alleged Incapacitated Person, Docket No ESX – CP – 0196-10.. read more →