FAQ - Guardianship

What are the general guardian responsibilities of an adult ward?

The duties of limited guardianship may be different than general guardianship

Unless there is a commitment order, a guardian is responsible for the ward's:

  • care
  • comfort
  • maintenance
  • training
  • education

If the ward needs mental health treatment or commitment, you must address it in the petition.

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