Guardianship for Persons with Disabilities

General Legal Information

  • Supported Decision Making Forms and Information

    Click the link for free information and forms to allow those with intellectual and developmental disabilities to manage their own affairs with the informal assistance and guidance of a supporter. This is an alternative to guardianship, which can cause these individuals to lose many rights. Read More

    Disability Rights Texas
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  • Alternatives to Guardianship - LHT word

    In guardianship, the court transfers some or all of the health care and business decision making authority of an incompetent or mentally disabled person to the guardian. Sometimes, guardianship is not the right choice for a person's specific situation. Please read the publication at the following link to find out more about alternatives to guardianship in Texas. Content Detail

    Legal Hotline for Texans; Texas Legal Services Center
  • Involuntary Commitment, Guardianship, and More

    Please click the link for information on the differences between involuntary commitment, guardianship and which option may be best for your situation. Read More

    State Bar of Texas