Guardianship and Conservatorship
There is a difference between a guardianship and conservatorship. The guardian is generally granted by the court to make personal decisions for a protected person. The decisions of the guardian have some latitude. The court appointed guardian could make decisions about where the protected person should live. This could include location. The decision could also include what type of housing unit the person should live in as well. A guardian may be allowed to make decisions concerning the protected persons’ medical situations. There is a vast array of situations that may arise that a guardian may be involved in the protected persons’ medical decisions. Training and education also fall under the role of the guardian. A guardian may be in a situation where they determine where the person should be enrolled in school. The role of the guardian is imperative in a protected person’s life. If you are a guardian or seeking guardianship, you should contact Schechtman Law Office for a free consultation. We offer top legal services and customer service that is second to none.
Guardianship and conservatorship in that the conservator is appointed to make the financial decisions related to the protected person. One potential role or authority may include entering into contracts on behalf of the protected person. Another potential roll could include paying bills for the person. A conservator may be responsible or have the authority to invest assets on the behalf of the protected person.
If you are seeking legal custody, guardianship, or conservatorship of a minor child or have questions regarding these roles and responsibilities, you should contact Schechtman Law Office for a free consultation. We can provide you with the proper course of action concerning your potential role as guardian or conservator. We understand that each case is unique and will provide you with the best customer service that you will find. We have over 20 years of experience in the area of family law and other practice areas. You will want to ensure that you have retained the best legal help that is available when dealing with such sensitive matters such as guardianship or conservatorship.