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Guardianship and Conservatorship Procedures

While not absolutely necessary, the court recommends seeking an attorney for help with any guardianship or conservatorship proceedings.
Conservatorship is a court ordered legal relationship where a competent adult or entity is appointed to make financial decisions for a minor or incapacitated adult and care for and manage the property or estate of the protected person. These decisions typically include all decisions regarding the protected person’s property, bank accounts, and bills.

Guardianship is a court ordered legal relationship where a competent adult is appointed to care for and make personal decisions on behalf of an incapacitated adult. These proceedings may become necessary for an adult when the person, due to advanced age or physical or mental incapacity, becomes unable to make important decisions on his or her own behalf.