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Wednesday, May 6, 2015
October 25, 2014
Rob Ryser of the CT POST reported as follows
"Ideally, when 96-year-old Louis Russo had to leave his home temporarily, the probate judge would have appointed someone who understood his wishes and who wanted to carry them out.
Instead, under the care of a court-appointed conservator, the World War II veteran, who had always lived independently, was stripped of his rights, relegated to a nursing home and drained of his life savings.
Russo's friends and supporters are channeling their energy into getting him back into his New Fairfield house by Veterans Day. Meanwhile, their outrage has intensified calls for review, reform and legislation to ensure that there aren't more cases like his..."
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Friday, January 23, 2015
INTRODUCED BY SEN. MICHAEL MCLACHLAN, PROPOSED BILL NO. 660, TO ESTABLISH A CODE OF CONDUCT FOR CONSERVATORS!
|Proposed Bill No. 660|
January Session, 2015
|LCO No. 2327|
Referred to Committee on JUDICIARY
SEN. MCLACHLAN, 24th Dist.
AN ACT CONCERNING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A PROFESSIONAL CODE OF CONDUCT FOR CONSERVATORS.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:
That chapter 801 of the general statutes be amended to require the Probate Court Administrator to develop and implement a professional code of conduct applicable to any conservator appointed in a Probate Court matter.
Statement of Purpose:
To require the Probate Court Administrator to develop and implement a professional code of conduct for conservators appointed in Probate Court matters.