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Social Services Law Bulletin Series

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Ordering, Preparing, and Paying for Multidisciplinary Evaluations in Incompetency and Adult Guardianship Proceedings Meredith Smith 2016

 

This bulletin focuses on multidisciplinary evaluations ordered in incompetency and adult guardianship proceedings under G.S. Chapter 35A.

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New Rules for Adult Guardianship Proceedings: Applying the Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act (G.S. Chapter 35B) in North Carolina Meredith Smith 2016

 

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Restoration to Competency under G.S. 35A-1130: Common Issues and Questions Meredith Smith 2015

This bulletin is an update to Social Services Law Bulletin No. 44, published in March 2015.

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Financial Exploitation of Older Adults and Disabled Adults: An Overview of North Carolina Law Aimee N. Wall 2014

This bulletin describes the legal framework for investigating and addressing financial exploitation of older adults and disabled adults.

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Legal Liability of Social Services Agencies, Officials, and Employees John L. Saxon 2007

Summarizes the legal principles that govern the liability of state and county social services agencies, officials, and employees in lawsuits brought under North Carolina's tort law and under 42 U.S

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Medicaid "Liens" on Personal Injury Judgments and Settlements: The Ahlborn and Ezell Decisions John L. Saxon 2006

Discusses the federal and state laws that govern Medicaid "liens" on personal injury judgments and settlements payable to Medicaid recipients, the North Carolina Supreme Court's June 30, 2006 decis

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Confidentiality and Social Services (Part VI): Collection, Use, and Disclosure of Social Security Numbers John L. Saxon 2005

The sixth in a series of Social Services Law Bulletins that will address confidentiality and social services.

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Confidentiality and Social Services (Part V): The HIPAA Privacy Rule & County Social Services Departments John L. Saxon 2003

The fifth in a series of Social Services Law Bulletins that will address confidentiality and social services.

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Confidentiality and Social Services (Part III): A Process for Analyzing Issues Involving Confidentiality John L. Saxon 2002

The third in a series of Social Services Law Bulletins that will address confidentiality and social services. This bulletin examines what it means to say that information is confidential.

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Confidentiality and Social Services (Part II): Where Do Confidentiality Rules Come From? John L. Saxon 2001

The second in a series of Social Services Law Bulletins that will address confidentiality and social services.

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Confidentiality and Social Services (Part I): What Is Confidentiality? John L. Saxon 2001

The first in a series of Social Services Law Bulletins that will address confidentiality and social services.

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State-Local Government Relations in Social Services John L. Saxon, Janet Mason 1995

Describes the evolution of North Carolina's social services system and discusses responsibilities of the federal government, the state, and counties with respect to the administration and financing

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