Professor George Georgiades has delivered a presentation on the judicial practice regarding guardianship of adults, mainly elders, in a scientific meeting organized by the Greek Civil Law Association.

One of the main issues raised was that Greek courts ought to be more reluctant in granting full guardianship (in 95% of the cases examined) and should rather opt for limited guardianship based on the specific needs of the person to be put under guardianship.

Full guardianship is considered as the ultima ratio and should be granted only under exceptional circumstances