Your Comprehensive Guide to Section 3 Counsel under the Substitute Decisions Act 

Oct. 26, 2020

OBA Elder Law / Trusts & Estates Law PROGRAM | 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM (EDT)

When an individual’s capacity is at issue in a proceeding, it is crucial that they be afforded competent representation. However, challenges abound for counsel representing these clients under section 3 of the Substitute Decisions Act, 1992, and those interacting with them. Join our expert faculty to unpack the intricacies, as they guide you through the role of section 3 counsel from when to seek an appointment order to how to determine when the role is at an end. Gather valuable insights and practical advice on navigating the difficult but important role, and walk away with helpful precedents and templates to enhance your practice. Whether you are acting as section 3 counsel yourself, or dealing with counsel who has been appointed under section 3, get the knowledge you need with this essential program.


Alexander Procope, Perez Bryan Procope LLP
Kimberly Whaley, Whaley Estate Litigation Partners


To view the full program agenda, please click here.


Date: Monday, October 26, 2020
Time: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm Program (EDT)


CBA Member: $375* | CBA Student Member: $170* | Non-Member: $525*

(includes lunch & e-materials access) *plus applicable taxes


Due to the pandemic, OBA program materials are currently available in digital format only until further notice. If you are interested in purchasing hardcopy materials, please email and the Publications Coordinator will contact you once we are able to print and ship the materials.


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