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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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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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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 incapacitated or otherwise unable to care for themselves. The most common guardianship situations involve minor children, adults ...
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Court Appointed Guardians for Adults

When an adult lacks the capacity to care for themselves and make rational decisions, a judge can appoint a guardian to handle their affairs and legally act on their behalf. The guardianship responsibility usually falls to an adult child, parent, or ...
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Difference Between Guardian and Conservator

When an adult is incapacitated or unable to make sound decisions, a judge can appoint a guardian or conservator to step in and assist them. Most of the time this responsibility falls on a family member, but there are cases where the ...
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