Category: Conservatorship

What is a Power of Attorney?

What is a Power of Attorney? A power of attorney is an estate planning document where one person, the principal, voluntarily authorizes another person,

Becoming a Conservator in Arizona

Introduction Due to the effects of aging, disease, or injury, circumstances may arise where someone in your life requires help handling his or her

How Does an Arizona Conservatorship Work?

Introduction A conservatorship is a legal arrangement where a judge appoints a family member, friend, or organization to handle the affairs of an incapacitated adult.

What is Plenary Guardianship in Arizona?

Arizona’s Guardianship Laws Are Different Some states offer plenary guardianship, which grants a guardian the right to make all decisions for someone who cannot

Conservator of Estate vs Power of Attorney in Arizona

Introduction When an adult becomes mentally incapacitated and can no longer manage their own affairs, a family member or close friend will usually be

Conservatorship vs Durable Power of Attorney in Arizona

Introduction The primary difference between conservatorship and a durable power of attorney is all about timing. While both involve caring for an incapacitated person, a durable

What Does it Mean to be a Conservator in Arizona?

Introduction A conservator is appointed by a judge to help a minor, disabled adult, or an incapacitated person with their financial affairs. Without a conservatorship, only

Difference Between Power of Attorney and Conservator in Arizona

Introduction When an adult is incapacitated or otherwise unable to manage aspects of their affairs—be it financial, medical, or personal—it’s important to have someone

What is Conservatorship for Elderly?

Introduction When an elderly individual loses the capacity to rationally manage their finances, a judge can appoint a conservator to step in and take control

How Do Conservatorships Work in Arizona?

Introduction In a conservatorship, the court appoints an individual or entity (such as a private fiduciary) to manage the financial affairs of an incapacitated

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