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
What Constitutes an Emergency Guardianship?
When a probate judge issues a guardianship order, the court appoints a caretaker to handle the personal affairs, healthcare decisions, and/or financial affairs of an
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
Court Appointed Guardians for Adults
Introduction When an adult lacks the capacity to care for themselves and make rational decisions, a judge can appoint a guardian to handle their affairs
Applying For Guardianship of a Parent
What is Guardianship? Guardianship is a legal appointment that authorizes someone to assist with the personal, medical, and financial affairs of an individual who is
Conservator of an Estate
Introduction When an adult becomes mentally incapacitated and can no longer manage their own affairs, a family member, friend, or public guardianship agency may