Jenica Cassidy

Interpreting the impact of 2024 Washington State Guardianship & Conservatorship Legislation on Washington Hospitals

Guardianship, Trust and Estate Litigation

Washington hospitals facing the ongoing issue of dealing with “complex discharge” patients may have an even more fraught pathway forward following the 2024 Washington State Legislative Session. The passage of one bill (2SSB 5825[1]) and the failure to pass another (SB 5665[2]) may complicate the options hospitals have in meeting the needs of complex discharge patients who need a court-appointed guardian to help them transition out of the hospital.

Kevin Khong

#FreeBritney and I Care A Lot: How Conservatorships and Guardianships Can Be Used to Protect (and How to Protect Yourself From Needing One).

Guardianship, Trust and Estate Litigation

The New York Times’ new docuseries episode on Britney Spears, “Framing Britney Spears”, the #FreeBritney movement, and the popularity of Netflix movie “I Care a Lot,” have spotlighted conservatorships and guardianships in mainstream media and culture.  Now more than ever, there is a sudden interest in conservatorships and guardianships, how they work, why they were […]