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How to Petition for a Conservatorship in Arizona

Circumstances may arise in which someone in your life requires help making important decisions or handling their finances. In this case, you may be motivated to apply for conservatorship. An individual appointed by the court, a conservator makes financial decisions ...
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5 Reasons to Request Guardianship in Arizona

If you know someone in need of care and support, you may opt to request guardianship in Arizona. According to state law, any non-parent resident who’s concerned for the welfare of a minor can petition the court to be appointed ...
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What Is Sole Managing Conservatorship?

The process of divorcing can be stressful under the best of circumstances. However, if you and your spouse have children together, a divorce is even more of a challenge. After all, families have to make crucial decisions regarding child custody, ...
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How Does a Conservatorship Work?

A conservatorship is a legal arrangement where a judge appoints a family member, friend, or organization to handle the affairs of an incapacitated adult. The vast majority of conservatorship cases involve an adult who is in a coma, suffers from advanced ...
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Conservator of Estate vs Power of Attorney

When an adult becomes mentally incapacitated and can no longer manage their own affairs, a family member or close friend will usually be asked to step in and provide assistance and care. Depending on the extent of the incapacitated adult’s ...
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What is Plenary Guardianship?

When an adult loses the mental capacity to handle their finances, healthcare decisions, and/or living arrangements, a family member or friend will usually step in to provide assistance. Due to strict confidentiality and property laws, any would-be caretaker—including a spouse, ...
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Guardianship Hearings

Guardianship is intended to provide a substitute decision-maker for adults who are disabled or incapacitated. Guardians are given the authority to assist adults with their personal, medical, and financial affairs. Considering the breadth of power this entails and the fact that ...
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