HBSSW Webinars

Non-Cook County Guardianship/Advanced Directives Legal Process

Thursday, February 21, 2019
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM


Dolores Wigman, Prairie State Legal Services
, will discuss guardianship and advance directives to obtain the authority to make decisions for those with I/DD who cannot make their own.

Dolores received her Juris Doctor from the University of Nebraska. She was an assistant state’s attorney in McHenry County for nine years, handling both civil and criminal cases. She was on the founding committee of the Child Advocacy Center of McHenry County and stepped in as acting director on several occasions. She clerked for the Honorable Susan F. Hutchinson of the Second District Appellate Court and worked in a private law firm concentrating on local government and personal injury law. She has been the Elder Rights Coordinator at Prairie State Legal Services for over four years. She handles cases for elderly clients which often relate to guardianship and advance directives issues. She also mentors and trains other attorneys within Prairie State.

1.5 CEs will be offered for this training

This is free for HBSS Workgroup Members
Non-Member Fee – TBD


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