If a loved one is faced with a mental or physical challenge that makes managing their personal or financial affairs impossible, a guardianship can offer much needed protection.
Guardianship is a court proceeding during which an adult is found to be mentally incompetent due to disability and a guardian is legally authorized to make decisions on behalf of this individual. In certain situations, the state or a financial institution may require that a guardian be appointed to handle a minor child’s financial affairs. There are two types of guardianship:
Estate planning attorney Tejal Mehta has assisted several families with guardianship proceedings. Please reach her at (610) 994-0295 to discuss whether a guardianship is the best option for your loved one.