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Conservator Powers; Annual Conservator & Guardian Reviews

The conseravtor of a protectee — a minor or legally incapacitated adult — controls the finances of the protectee. This extends to an includes a variety of things, including the power to prosecute or defend legal claims. Section 475.130.5 further spells out a variety of powers which can be exercised without court approval: (1) Settle or…

Temporary Guardianship

Guardianship refers to the legal authority of one individual to make decisions on behalf of another individual. Guardianship is appropriate when there is a minor child who does not have parents or existing legal guardians or when an adult becomes legally incapacitated. If a Court believes that a guardianship order is appropriate, such order does…

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