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Local Government in Kansas (Paperback) Loot Price: R270
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Local Government in Kansas (Paperback): James Hulme Canfield

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Local Government in Kansas (Paperback)

James Hulme Canfield

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1885 Excerpt: ... special treatment. For the first, the law provides guardianship. This is secured through the Probate Court, which has special jurisdiction in all such cases. Information of the insanity is duly given, and a jury of six persons, one of whom must be a physician in regular practice and of good standing, hears the facts in the case and determines the condition of the person. If the Court thinks it unnecessary to send the person to an asylum, the Probate Judge appoints a guardian, who must give bonds, and who is entrusted with all the property and business of the lunatic. This guardian acts very largely under the advice and control of the Probate Judge, and may be removed by the latter for neglecting business or for disobeying any order of the Court. Probably no better wav could be devised for protecting all the interests of a person of unsound mind. Yet the opportunities for fraud on the part of both the guardian and the Court are very many; and the very helplessness of the lunatic should increase the care with which we select our Probate Judges. If the Judge thinks the person needs special treatment, he applies to the Superintendent of one of the State Insane Asylums for the admission of the lunatic, which is granted whenever there is room for such patient. Of these asylums Kansas has two, one at Osawatomie, the other at Topeka. The buildings are erected at public expense, and a large share of the cost of maintaining the institutions is met from the State treasury. Whenever the patient has means sufficient for his own support and that of his family (if he has one), the Probate Court orders the guardian to pay for his maintenance at the asylum. If he is not able to support himself and his family (if he has one), or if he is a minor and his familyis not able to...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: James Hulme Canfield
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 34
ISBN-13: 978-1-152-85102-3
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-152-85102-0
Barcode: 9781152851023

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