Thursday, January 29, 2009

Granny Snatching Bill

North Dakota could become one of several states enacting a uniform law that’s designed to decrease legal battles across state lines among families of elderly or incapacitated persons — cases that often involve control of large estates or fortunes.

Senate Bill 2074 involves how courts will determine which state can appoint a guardian or conservator if there is a conflict and how such guardianships or conservatorships can be transferred from one state to another.

The AARP was among those testifying Monday in favor of the bill.

N.D. POLITICS: Legislative appointments... Granny-snatching bill:..Human trafficking ban....Withholding limit OK’d

More information:
Senat Bill No. 2074 (pdf)

See also:
Granny Snatching

Granny Snatching - Another Side

ABA Seeking Stories About Multi-State Guardianships

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Certainly there are more and more granny-naps every day. It's interesting, tho, that the courts want to determine jurisdiction-- one wonders if the push to do so is because of the money involved and the courts want to be sure there's a clear idea of who gets what.