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MCLE Self Study: Legal Tools to Address Diminished Capacity in the Elderly Population

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People in the United States are living longer than they ever have, and as baby boomers age, the elderly population has grown older and more populous than ever before. With a larger elderly population comes higher rates of dementia and diminished capacity.California's Legislature has recognized the inherent vulnerability of an elderly population that is reliant on others for assistance in day-to-day tasks. Coupled with a general trend in diminished capacity, the elderly population is at risk of f...
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It's hard out there for a new lawyer. It takes approximately one day to realize that, while law school taught you to pass the Bar Exam, you know nothing about how to actually practice law, how to work with a secretary, how to dress for Court, how to interact with clients, how to…. Nope, let's not go down the rabbit hole. We all know what I'm talking about. Although my experience in the legal field is limited, I feel comfortable making the following observation: this profession is hard. The ...
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