Wardship – An update December 2021

This one-hour lecture gives an overview of the different types of wardship applications, the proofs required, the matters to be set out in the Affidavit and Petition. The lecture also analyses a number of significant Supreme Court cases in this area of law. Practitioners should be aware that the Circuit Court will have jurisdiction in relation to Wardship applications when the relevant part of The ADMC Act 2015 are commenced.

The lecture covers a number of topics, including:

  • What is Wardship?
  • How does someone become a Ward?
  • Types of applications
  • Wardship petition
  • Practice direction re medical evidence
  • Form WOC1
  • The Committee
  • Re JJ [2021] IESC 1
  • AC V CUH SUP CT Record No. 2018/122

Teaching method:  

e-Lecture, PowerPoint;

Duration & pricing:

  • Net-Duration: Discontinued 2023

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