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Rebecca O'Neill

Clinical Professor of Law





"Grandparents Raising Grandchildren in Illinois—Establishing the Right to a Continuing Relationship Through Visitation, Custody, and Guardianship in 2007: Where We’ve Been, Where We Are, and Where We Need to Go." 38 Loyola University Chicago Law Journal 733-763 (2007).

"Determining Decisional Capacity and the Need for Adult Guardianship." 11 DCBA Brief (DuPage County Bar Ass'n) 18-23 (April 1999).

"1998 Amendments to the Health Care Surrogate Act--The Changes in Advance Directives and Guardianship." 10 DCBA Brief (DuPage County Bar Ass'n) 22-27 (August 1998) (with John F. Erbes).

"Surrogate Health Care Decisions for Adults in Illinois--Answers to Legal Questions that Health Care Providers Face On a Daily Basis." 29 Loyola University of Chicago Law Journal 411-464 (1998).

"A Call for a Functional Multidisciplinary Approach to Intervention In Cases of Elder Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation: One Legal Clinic's Experience." 5 Elder Law Journal 195-212 (1997 (with Suzanne Levitt).

"Involuntary Placement of Adults in Nursing Homes in Illinois--Balancing the Patient's Need for Treatment Against the Patient's Right to Self Determination--The Need for A Process." Quest (Journal of the Illinois Health Care Association) (September 1996).

"Recent Guardianship Amendments to the Probate Act Concerning Disabled Adults." 8 DCBA Brief (DuPage County Bar Ass'n) 18-23 (February 1996).

"Common Issues Surrounding the Durable Power of Attorney and Guardianship." 12 Health Care Lawyer 8-12 (February 1996) (with Suzanne Levitt).

"Survey of Illinois Law: Family Law." 17 Southern Illinois University Law Journal 903-935 (1993).





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