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Conservator of an Estate

When an adult becomes mentally incapacitated and can no longer manage their own affairs, a family member, friend, or public guardianship agency may need to step in and provide assistance. If the incapacitated adult (referred to as the protected person ward) ...
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How to Transfer a Guardianship

Establishing a guardianship can be a long and complex legal process. Unfortunately, transferring guardianship can be even more complicated. The transfer process is a little easier when both states have adopted the Uniform Probate Code (which Arizona has), but as less ...
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What Does Guardianship of an Elderly Parent Mean?

When an elderly parent becomes incapacitated and loses their ability to make rational decisions, a judge can appoint a guardian to handle the parent’s affairs. A guardian for an elderly parent would have the same rights, powers, and duties that their ...
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When Can A Guardianship Agreement Be Reversed?

In a guardianship agreement, the court appoints a qualified adult to manage the affairs of a minor or incapacitated adult (known as the ward). When the ward is a minor, the guardian usually has general authority over the minor’s finances, health ...
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Ending a Conservatorship

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 protected person or ward). In both cases, the protective orders are designed to remain in effect until ...
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