What is a conservatorship, or adult guardianship? Conservatorship and adult guardianship are essentially the same thing — different states use one name or the other. To keep things simple, we’ll just use the term conservatorship. If someone can’t make important decisions for him or herself, a judge appoints someone — called the.
The Adult Guardianship Hearing After filing and serving the guardianship papers, the proposed guardians and the adult over whom the guardianship is requested must appear at a hearing in front of a judge. The judge will then decide whether to grant the guardianship.
A guardianship is a crucial legal tool that allows one person or entity to make decisions for another in the event that they become mentally or physically disabled. Read more about this and related topics at FindLaw's Guardianship Overview section.
A Texas Guide to Adult Guardianship 1 INTRODUCTION TO GUARDIANSHIP Sometimes, due to the effects of aging, disease or injury, people need help managing some or all of their daily affairs. One way of doing this is the establishment of a guardianship. A guardianship is .
Adult Guardianship Symposium. On May 9, 2019, the Adult Guardianship Office hosted an adult guardianship symposium discussing adult guardianship issues across the state and in our communities. View the symposium agenda» For more information on the Adult Guardianship Office, contact Erica Costello, Staff Attorney 251 N. Illinois Street, Suite 800.