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Guardianship & Conservatorship: Least Restrictive Environment

Guardianship and conservatorship are orders made with respect to a minor or legally incapacitated person. Guardianship empowers a guardian to make decisions regarding the protectee’s person; conservatorship empowers a conservator to make decisions regarding the protectee’s finances. The general powers and duties of a guardian are enumerated in Section 475.120, which requires the guardian to…

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