- The Basics of Guardianship
A look at the role guardians play in the lives of their wards. Learn about when guardians are appointed, how they’re selected, what kinds of decisions they make, and when it’s appropriate to remove a guardian.
- Guardianship of Minors
A guardian is often appointed to look after a minor, the property of a minor, or both. In this section, you’ll find information on selecting a guardian for a minor, the responsibilities a guardian can handle on behalf of a child, and more.
- Guardianship of Incapacitated Persons
When a physical or mental disability leaves a person incapacitated, a guardian is often appointed to handle the person’s care and affairs. Learn about the powers of guardians and when limits on those powers are appropriate.
- FAQ: Establishing Guardianship
A collection of frequently asked questions about establishing guardianship of a child. Find answers to your questions about appointing a guardian for your child, your powers and responsibilities as a guardian, and more.
- Testamentary vs. Temporary Guardianship
An overview of two types of guardianships: testamentary and temporary. Learn about the differences between the two types of guardianships, how each type is formed, and their respective lengths.
- FAQ: Guardianship of Minors
Answers to frequently asked questions about guardianships of minor children. In this section, you’ll find information on the role of a guardian in the life of a minor, the differences between guardianships and adoptions, and more.