Guardianship is a relationship created by state law in which a court gives one person or entity (the guardian) the duty and power to make personal and/or property decisions for another (the ward).
An article written by Brenda K. Uekert and Thomas Dibble. The article, “Guardianship of the Elderly” will appear in the next issue of Court Manager magazine where the author discusses the:
purpose of guardianships;
Abusive guardianships that often exploit the elderly;
Major issues with guardianships;
Training and Education;
New Resources; and and Recommendations.