Category: Guardianship

What is the Role of a Guardian?

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When an injury, illness, or disability prevents an adult from caring for themselves and making decisions, the court should appoint a guardian. There are two types of guardianships: Guardian of the person – Oversees living arrangements, personal care, healthcare, and more Guardian of the estate – Manages financial and legal decisions and affairs If you are seeking guardianship or…

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Reasons for Challenging Guardianship

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In most cases, a request for guardianship over an incapacitated adult is in the best interests of that adult, and it proceeds as planned in court. However, there are certain situations in which one or more people might object to a guardianship for different reasons. The following is a brief overview of two common reasons for guardianship objections. If…

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