What is a guardianship?
A guardianship is a protective arrangement established by a court in which an individual is declared mentally incapacitated and a guardian is appointed to manage their personal affairs, including responsibility for making decisions regarding the person’s support, care, health, safety, rehabilitation, education, therapeutic treatment and residence.
More Guardianship and Conservatorship FAQs
- How is a guardianship or conservatorship established?
- Is a conservator personally liable for the incapacitated?
- Is a guardian and conservator compensated for his or her efforts?
- Is a guardianship or conservatorship necessary?
- Once appointed, can a guardian and conservator do anything they want to assist the incapacitated?
- What is a conservatorship?
- What is a guardianship?
- What reporting responsibilities do I have as a guardian?