What is a guardian?
A legal guardian is an individual appointed by the court who has the legal authority to care for the person or property of which they are a guardian of
When is a guardianship necessary?
Guardianship may be necessary when a loved one has been deemed as unable to act on his/her own behalf. They may no longer be able to take care of themselves or their finances and may need to be protected by a professional or family guardian. A court may appoint a guardian if a person is incapacitated due to mental disability, physical disability, developmental disability or mental illness
How is a guardianship established?
Guardianship of the person Vs. Guardianship of the estate