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Annual Probate GAL Seminar
Friday, June 10, 2022, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM CDT
Category: CLE

Annual Probate GAL Seminar
Part I: When Protection Becomes Oppression: Could the Britney Spears Case Happen in Wisconsin?

Jessica A. Liebau, Wessels & Liebau, LLC

Following the #FreeBritney movement and the very public breakdown of Britney Spears’ 13-year conservatorship in early 2022, the guardianship reform movement gained a new spokesperson. Was the Spears case unique, or did it simply put a shiny new face on very common and longstanding problems with guardianship? This presentation explores whether the Britney case could happen under Wisconsin guardianship laws as they exist today.

Part II: Unusual Circumstances in Guardianship Cases

Melissa Dietrich Robe, Robe Law Offices LLC

Unusual circumstances can arise in guardianship cases, such as creating a new will while under guardianship or filing for a divorce while a guardianship proceeding is happening. Learn how to effectively handle them and keep the case on track!

Part III: From the Bench
A panel of court leaders will discuss issues facing the Probate Court.

Credit: 3.0 CLE credits to be applied for
Date: Friday, June 10, 2022
Presentation: 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Fees: $120/MBA Members, $175/Non-Members
Location: Online Viewing (Zoom)

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Contact: Emily Hutmacher, [email protected]