Posted: December 17th, 2015
A court-appointed guardian controls everything about an “incompetent” person’s life, within certain rules. Kirsten Dowell helped a mother who was concerned about her mentally challenged adult son, who has a guardian. The mother thought he was getting too many psychotropic medications. The son’s guardian is a local agency. Kirsten advocated for the mother and persuaded the guardian to have the son’s medications re-examined.