SDM in the Lone-Star State (2018)

Eliana Theodorou

In 2015, Texas became the first state in the United States to pass legislation formally recognizing SDMAs. The article looks at the political processes that went into that ground-breaking law, noting particularly issues of guardianship abuse and concerns about the impact of the aging of the population on probate courts in addition to advocates’ emphasis on self-determination. 

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