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Conservatorship

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Two Things You Can Do Now to Avoid Conservatorships


In Texas, a conservator (also called a guardian of the estate), handles another person’s financial matters, like paying the bills and managing the investments and other assets of the person. If an illness or injury leaves you unable to make decisions for yourself or communicate those choices, you are incapacitated.

In that situation, your family will have to go to the probate court and get a judge to declare you incompetent and appoint a conservator to take care of your financial issues. A Read more . . .


Friday, October 26, 2018

Three Common Myths About Avoiding Conservatorship


It is easy to confuse the role of a guardian and a conservator if you are not a Texas conservatorship lawyer or someone who is familiar with the Texas Estate Code. A guardian is appointed to make decisions regarding health care, living arrangements, and other non-monetary decisions for a minor or an adult who is judge incapacitated. A guardian may also be referred to as a conservator of the person.
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Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Ten Things You Should Know About Guardianships in Texas

Sadly, some individuals will become incapacitated because of an accident or illness. When a person is unable to provide personal care, make sound decisions, or manage finances, the court may need to intervene by appointing a guardian. Texas has specific laws that govern guardianships. A Texas Guardianship lawyer can help you file the necessary documents with the court to seek guardianship. If you are serving as a guardian, you may want to consult with a


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Tuesday, April 24, 2018

How Can I Avoid Conservatorship in Texas?


Conservatorship is the legal process in which the court grants a person the authority to manage another person’s finances. The court assumes that minors always need to have a guardian to make important decisions about their care and finances.  However, an adult may need a conservator or guardian because of a disability or illness that results in mental or physical incapacitation.
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