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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

    By:
    Legal Hotline for Texans; Texas Legal Services Center
  • 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