We are a legal blog that serves as a resource and support for guardians and the professionals that work in the area of legal guardianship. This blog is a platform for providing information, analysis and insights in the area of legal guardianship to lawyers, social workers, accountants, care managers and other professionals and caregivers who work with seniors and the disabled.

We provide insights into best practices for legal guardianship in New York and up-to-date useful information for professionals helping seniors or persons with disabilities. We also address the challenges that guardians and caregivers face, and propose some solutions.

lfLissett C. Ferreira is an attorney based in New York City who is passionate about helping families and individuals in transition and crisis. Lissett’s practice focuses on elder and family law, with a particular emphasis on guardianship matters. Prior to starting her own legal practice, Lissett served for nearly a decade as a senior court attorney for a New York State Supreme Court judge, including nearly five years in an Article 81 guardianship part.  In that capacity, she was involved in hundreds of guardianship matters, developing an unparalleled breadth of knowledge in this specialized area of the law.  In private practice, Lissett continues to focus on guardianship-related matters and litigation, including representing petitioners filing Article 81 guardianship proceedings and serving as legal counsel to guardians. Lissett is a highly sought-after lecturer on guardianship and other issues for bar associations and providers of Continuing Legal Education seminars to attorneys.