Nicole Shannon, MEJI's Systemic Advocacy Attorney, on Guardianship on WXYZ-TV (7 Action News)

Wed, 11/13/2019

Detroit Grandma just wanted a wheelchair ramp, but ended up being put under guardianship

Posted: 5:35 PM, Nov 12, 2019
Updated: 3:11 PM, Nov 13, 2019

DETROIT (WXYZ) — After a fall in her home, 78-year-old Bessie Owens said she just needed some help getting a wheelchair ramp installed. Instead, the long-time Detroit resident ended up being put under guardianship in the probate courts – where she was declared legally incapacitated. Read full story here.