Amicus Curiae in Guardianship Proceeding without Standing to Appeal

Nonprofit advocacy organization which was removed as counsel for alleged incapacitated person (“AIP”), but allowed to participate in guardianship proceedings as amicus curae while the AIP was represented by court-appointed counsel, should not have standing to appeal adjudication of incapacity.  In re Sabatino, 6 Fid.Rep.3d 101 (O.C. Montgomery 2016) (opinion by Ott, Sr.J.), aff’d on other grounds, No. 3836 EDA 2015 (Pa. Super. 11/30/2016) (non-precedential; organization had standing to appeal, and orders affirmed on the merits, any error being harmless; remanded on issue of  allocation of costs of expert testimony).

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