Guardianships & Conservatorships

Guardianships

Guardianship is authority granted by the court to make decisions for an incapacitated person regarding their health and medical care.

Why seek guardianship?

  • Loved one in need of assisted living placement
  • No power of attorney or failed power of attorney
  • Inability to consent to inpatient treatment

Conservatorships

Conservatorship is authority granted by the court to make decisions for an incapacitated person regarding their finances and assets.

Why seek conservatorship?

  • Protect a vulnerable family member from exploitation
  • Inability to pay $4,000+ per month for assisted living
  • Bank refusal to recognize power of attorney