Guardian Ad Litem in Probate Court Institute

Legal Area:        Guardian Ad Litem Probate Estate Planning
Total Credit Hours:        4.25
Ethics Credit Included:        0.75
Registration Fee:        $80.00
Course Materials:        textaudiovideo
Session END DATE:        10/31/2021
Information:        ONLY $40

** Available on-demand any time of day and in time increments convenient to you through Session End Date above **, together with the Houston Bar Association, are pleased to present a special online CLE program designed to certify guardian ad litems and applicant's attorneys as specified under the 84th Texas Legislature amendments to the Texas Estate Code. This course features streaming video and audio (as well as downloadable MP3) presentations from a live CLE seminar by the Houston Bar Association (HBA) on July 24, 2015.

Some of the subjects for this course include:

  • Levels of Capacity & Doctor's Examination

  • Establishment of Guardianship

  • Administration of Guardianship

  • Advocating to Avoid Guardianship

  • Role of Ad Litem & Attorney Ad Litem

  • When the Ward Wants to Contest (includes mediation)

  • Modification of Guardianship

The main speaker for this course is Honorable Judge Georgia Akers , who has been a probate court judge since 2008. She had previously been in private practice specializing in Probate, Estates and Elder Law. She graduated from South Texas College of Law, is Board Certified in Estate Planning and Probate and has written several papers on a variety of probate and elder law subjects. A more extensive biography for Judge Williamson may be found on the University of Houston Law Center website.

Speakers include:

Hon. Georgia Akers, Moderator
Harris County Probate Court Number 3

Joy Eckelkamp, Program Co-Chair
Wright & Abshire

Dr. Ed Poa
Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Baylor College of Medicine

Kenny Sumner, Romano & Sumner, LLC

Geoff Sansom
Matthews & Associates

Hon. Clarinda Comstock
Harris County Probate Court Number 4

Nicole B. Davis/b>
Crain Caton & James, PC

Gus Tamborello
Gus G. Tamborello, PC

Christopher C. Burt
MacIntyre, McCulloch, Stanfield, Young


This course is approved for CLE credit by the STATE BAR OF TEXAS (MCLE Provider #8238).  Please check with your State Bar regarding specific accreditation requirements.

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