Guardianship 101: What steps to take

Posted on 07/12/21 by Juanita Jiménez-Soto

When it comes to caring for a loved one, guardianship may be a tool utilized to keep the person cared for safe. Guardianship is the legal process of appointing a surrogate decision-maker for those who need help (called a ward).

But when should you consider guardianship and how easy is it to get it?


Texas attorney Marie Rodriguez answers those questions and more in our latest Prepare to Care Podcast. Be sure to listen to past episodes on our website at aarp.org/houstonptc.

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