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Guardianship

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  • Elder Law Handbook

    Click here for good information on the law seniors are most likely to be concerned with. Read More

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    Houston Bar Association
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  • Guardianship Program

    Guardianship is a legal method used to protect a person's well-being when he or she cannot protect themselves. A guardian is a court-appointed person or entity that makes decisions on behalf of a person with diminished capacity. Chapter 13 of the Probate Code defines the purpose, laws and responsibilities of a guardian. Content Detail

    By:
    Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services
  • Services Available Through Area Agencies on Aging

    The Texas Department on Aging (TDoA) has many ways of helping older adults, their families, and caregivers. With a single toll-free phone call (1-800- 252-9240) you can connect with the nearest of our 28 affiliated Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) statewide. Knowledgeable AAA employees will then help you obtain the assistance you need from our Aging Network or from other public and private organizations. Content Detail

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    Texas Department on Aging
  • Guardianship Program

    Guardianship is a legal process used to provide protection for adults who are incapacitated, as defined by the Texas Probate Code. Content Detail

    By:
    Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services