Guardianship: When A Loved One Has A Brain Injury

Hillary D. Freeman, JD

bike-fallHillary D. Freeman is deeply committed to her work representing people with disabilities and their families. As the sister of a man with autism, she is able to combine personal experience with her legal training to help families advocate for services and supports. She has experience representing clients in special education and Section 504 issues, higher education issues including guardianship matters, estate planning and adult services.

She holds a JD from Widener University School of Law and practices in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Ms. Freeman is associated with numerous boards and professional affiliations including The Learning Disabilities Association of New Jersey and the present New Jersey State Bar Association, Elder and Disability Law Section. She has presented all over NJ and PA for Colleges, Businesses and Disability Organizations including, but not limited to, National Business Institute, ASPEN, Penn State and Autism NJ Annual Conference.

 

 

Topics covered included:

  • Overview of Guardianship
  • Different types of Guardianship
  • Petitioning for Guardianship
  • Responsibility/Liability of Guardian
  • Alternatives to Guardianship