The varying standards of client capacityBy Helen W. GunnarssonSeptember 2002Lawpulse, Page 448Making a will, signing a deed, executing a POA for property; they all require different standards of competence. What are they, and what do they mean for you and your clients?
Mental health services in nursing facilitiesMay 2002Illinois Law Update, Page 232On February 15, 2002, the Illinois Department of Public Aid adopted amendments to section 145 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 89 Ill Adm Code 145.
Mental health treatmentOctober 2001Illinois Law Update, Page 516On August 2, 2001, the Illinois Department of Human Services (department) adopted amendments to section 112 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 59 Ill Adm Code 112.
The Lawyer’s JournalBy Bonnie C. McGrathJuly 2001Column, Page 338Golfers in the (legal) news; capital punishment and the mentally retarded; and more.
Legislation shifts burden of proof—P.A. 91-770December 2000Illinois Law Update, Page 690Persons found not guilty by reason of insanity will bear the burden of proving that they are well enough to leave a secure mental hospital under an amendment to the Uniform Code of Corrections.
The Lawyer’s JournalBy Bonnie McGrathJuly 1999Column, Page 348Different rulings on the same-part-of-the-body rule.
Changes in Individual Care Grants for Mentally Ill ChildrenDecember 1998Illinois Law Update, Page 662On September 17, 1998, the Department of Human Services adopted emergency amendments to various parts of section 135 of its administrative rules concerning individual care grants for children with mental illnesses. 59 Ill Adm Code 135.