A guardianship is essentially an action in which one or more persons are given authority and responsibility to care for and make decisions for another person who is not capable of acting for himself or herself for some reason, such as their age (i.e., they are a child) or due to a medical or psychological incapacity.

Minor guardianships are sometimes desirable or necessary in situations where a child’s parent or parents are unavailable or unable to provide care for the child.

Guardianships for adults are sometimes needed where the adult has developed a medical condition, mental or emotional condition, or other disability which prevents them from properly caring for and/or making decisions for himself/herself.

To discuss the options available to you for assistance in handling your finances or those of another family member or loved one, please feel free to contact us.

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