Category: Conservatorship

How to Petition for a Conservatorship in Arizona

Introduction Circumstances may arise in which someone in your life requires help making important decisions or handling their finances. In this case, you may

What Is Sole Managing Conservatorship?

Introduction The process of divorcing can be stressful under the best of circumstances. However, if you and your spouse have children together, a divorce

How Does a 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 Does it Mean to be a Conservator?

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

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

Conservator of Estate vs Power of Attorney

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

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 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

Ending a Conservatorship

Introduction Conservatorships and guardianships are protective proceedings that are designed to provide decision-making assistance and financial management for minors and incapacitated adults (referred to as a

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