Guardianships and Conservatorships for Aging Parents

Conservatorship and Guardians in Probate Court  If your parent becomes mentally incapacitated – either due to a medical incident such as a stroke, or progressive decline such as dementia or Alzheimer’s, it may be time to seek a conservatorship or the appointment of a guardian.   A legal guardian will help manage a person’s safety and […]

PRACTICAL Tool for Guardianship

Guardianship Guardianship is designed to protect the best interests of a person with mental impairments. A guardian is appointed by the Probate Court to manage the personal and medical care of an incapacitated person. My blog, Protecting the Best Interests of an Incapacitated Adult – When, Where, What, Who, Why, and How, is a resource […]

Protecting the Best Interests of an Incapacitated Adult – When, Where, What, Who, Why, and How

WHAT:  A Guardian is appointed to manage the personal and medical care of an incapacitated person (“ward”).  Whereas, a Conservator is appointed to manage the ward’s finances.  A Guardian is responsible for ensuring the ward has a clean, safe, comfortable, and appropriate home and for making sure the ward receives appropriate medical and health care.  Guardians […]