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Disrespecting our elders

(PAUL LACHINE ILLUSTRATION)
January 20, 2008

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WHAT'S TAKING Massachusetts so long? Your article "Courts strip elders of their independence" (Page A1, Jan. 13) underscores the pressing need for passage of key legislation scheduled for a hearing on Thursday. Massachusetts Uniform Probate Code legislation would require that any petition for guardianship must be accompanied by a medical certificate containing detailed facts about the way a frail individual ... (Full article: 636 words)

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