What are the duties of a guardian?

Being appointed by the court as guardian for an incapacitated person is a significant responsibility. It requires you to perform certain duties in the best interests of your ward. However, the specific duties can vary. According to the First Judicial District of...

What are the new guardianship rules?

Guardianships are important positions. As a guardian, you provide care and help to someone who is unable to care or help him or herself. You act as a liaison and representative of that person. For this reason, it is important that guardians are trustworthy,...


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