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Understanding Guardianships: A Handbook for Guardians (Single Copy)
  • GC0078

A guardian is a person appointed by a court to serve as a substitute decisionmaker for a person who is found by a court to be incompetent. This consumer handbook provides basic information about guardianships and the guardian's duties. It outlines the court procedure followed to appoint a guardian, and guides those who serve as guardians. The handbook includes sample forms and reports.

The information covered:

  • The Nature of Guardianship
  • The Court Procedure
  • The Guardian
  • Guardian of the Estate
  • Guardian of the Person
  • Special Problems in Guardianships
  • Additional Questions Regarding Medical Treatment and Placement
  • Appendix A: Choosing a Guardian
  • Appendix B: Sample Guardianship Inventory
  • Appendix C: Sample Record of Receipts and Disbursements
  • Appendix D: Sample Guardianship Annual Account
  • Appendix E: Sample Examination Report

48 pp+; 10th edition, 2010

 

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