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Diversity Considerations in the Appointment of Counsel for Conservatees: Unintentional Implicit Bias

California Probate Code Section 1471 provides that the court may appoint private counsel for a conservatee or proposed conservatee if “it would be helpful to the resolution of the matter or is necessary to the protection of the person’s interest.” Throughout the state of California, attorneys are appointed to provide unbiased representation of elders in...

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