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Public Advocacy

Mr. Hammond has received national attention for his public advocacy and has been featured in articles by the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Money Magazine as well as on NBC Dateline and National Public Radio. Mr. Hammond has testified on guardianship and conservatorship issues before the United States Senate Special Committee on Aging as well as various state legislative bodies on guardianship and adult protective issues. He is a proponent for nationwide reform and appropriate funding of guardianship, mental health and protective services systems, and has been instrumental in reforming the Texas Adult Protective Services and mental health systems.

Mr. Hammond has been critical of under-performing guardians, conservators, guardianship systems, and court systems, and has urged the need for appropriate funding for montoring by Courts, adoption of ethical standards for all guardians and conservators, and certification of professional guardians and conservators.

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