Resources: Probate DCM to Protect Vulnerable Adults

Arizona Supreme Court Committee on Improving Judicial Oversight and Processing of Probate Court Matters (2011). Final Report to the Arizona Judicial Council, June. http://www.azcourts.gov/Portals/84/pdf/FinalReport.pdf

— (2010). Interim Report to the Arizona Judicial Council, October. http://www.azcourts.gov/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=P_d1HKTuT0k%3d&tabid=3411

Baldwin, R. N. (2011). "Protecting Seniors and Persons with Disabilities—An Examination of Court-Appointed Guardians." Testimony, National Center for State Courts, to the Judiciary Subcommittee on Administrative Oversight and the Courts, United States Senate, September 22. http://www.judiciary.senate.gov/pdf/11-9-22Baldwin%20Testimony.pdf

Cooper, C., M. Solomon, and H. Bakke (1993). BJA Differentiated Case Management Program Brief. Washington, DC: Bureau of Justice Assistance. https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles/difb.pdf

Florida 17th Judicial Circuit Court (2012). “Probate and Guardianship Smart Forms.” http://www.17th.flcourts.org/index.php/judges/probate/probate-efiling/136-probate-and-guardianship-smart-forms

Hutton, T. J., R. W. Hadfield, S. M. Bazis, and C. H. Evans (2012). “Nebraskans Care: Changes in Guardianship and Conservatorship Laws and Rules Effective January 1, 2012,” Nebraska Lawyer, January/February, pp. 9-17, http://eldersandcourts.org/docs/Nebraskans%20Care%20-%20Guardian%20Conservator%20Advances.pdf.

Karp, N., and E. Wood (2007). “Guarding the Guardians: Promising Practices for Court Monitoring.” Report, AARP Public Policy Institute and ABA Commission on Law and Aging, Washington, D.C., December. http://assets.aarp.org/rgcenter/il/2007_21_guardians.pdf

Maricopa County Probate Court Department (2011a). “2011 Probate Case Management Protocol,” Effective September 6. http://www.superiorcourt.maricopa.gov/SuperiorCourt/ProbateAndMentalHealth/docs/probateCaseManageProtocol.pdf

— (2011b). “Case Management Improvement Plan for Adult Guardianship and Conservatorship Cases,” as Revised January 13. http://www.azcourts.gov/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=cnW-pHJvbwY%3d&tabid=3491

Minnesota Judicial Branch, Second District, Probate Court (2012). “Conservator Account Monitoring Preparation and Electronic Reporting (CAMPER).” http://www.mncourts.gov/?page=4058

National Center for State Courts (2012). “Case Processing Time Standards. Database, Williamsburg, Va. www.ncsc.org/cpts

— (2011). Model Time Standards for State Trial Courts. Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts. http://ncsc.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/ctadmin/id/1836

Steelman, D. C., and A. K. Davis (2011a). “Executive Summary: Improving Protective Probate Processes: An Assessment of Guardianship and Conservatorship Procedures in the Probate and Mental Health Department of the Maricopa County Superior Court.” National Center for State Courts, Court Consulting Services, Denver. http://www.superiorcourt.maricopa.gov/SuperiorCourt/ProbateAndMentalHealth/docs/execSummary.pdf

— (2011b). “Improving Protective Probate Processes: An Assessment of Guardianship and Conservatorship Procedures in the Probate and Mental Health Department of the Maricopa County Superior Court.” National Center for State Courts, Court Consulting Services, Denver. http://ncsc.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/spcts/id/226

Tarrant County (Texas) Probate Courts #1 and #2 (2012). “Guardianship.” http://www.tarrantcounty.com/eprobatecourts/cwp/browse.asp?a=766&bc=0&c=43869&eprobatecourtsNav=|

Uekert, B. J. (2010). Adult Guardianship Court Data and Issues: Results from an Online Survey. Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts, Center for Elders and the Courts. http://eldersandcourts.org/docs/GuardianshipSurveyReport.pdf

U.S. Government Accountability Office (2010). “Guradianships: Cases of Financial Exploitation, Neglect, and Abuse of Seniors.” Report to the Chairman, Special Committee on Aging, U.S. Senate. http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d101046.pdf