Responsibility of Protected Persons
What is Guardianship?
Guardianship is also known as "Conservatorship", a legal process where a person is determined to be legally incapable of taking care of themselves through decision and communication processes whom is susceptible to fraud and/or undue influence. This legal process removes considerable legal rights from an individual and should only be used if alternative solutions to guardianship are not possible.
What does a guardian do?
A guardian is a legal adult who is tasked with making decisions on behalf of individual who needs someone that can make decisions for them in good faith to make the incapacitated person whole.