In protective proceedings, a guardian or conservator is appointed by the Court to make decisions for an adult or minor the Court deems to be incapacitated.
Generally, conservatorships and guardianships are legal proceedings that are initiated to establish an individual’s inability to manage their affairs, and result in the legal appointment of someone else to manage them.
In a conservatorship, the Court appoints a conservator to manage, preserve, and administer assets owed by and for the benefit of the protected person. A guardianship, on the other hand, is a legal proceeding in which an individual’s civil liberties are transferred to a guardian to exercise decisions regarding the health and welfare of the individual.
Each appointment has different requirements and Evans Case can help make sure that your loved ones are properly taken care of with the right appointment. We can also help protect you by ensuring that you meet the specified duties of your role as guardian or conservator. In certain cases, you may need help to challenge the appointment of another guardian or conservator. Our experienced probate attorneys can provide assistance dealing with issues related to:
Petitions to appoint a permanent guardian and/or conservator (for minors or seniors)
Obtaining temporary or emergency guardianship
Navigating adult guardianship or becoming a court appointed conservator
Challenges to the appointment of a guardian and/or conservator
Preparation of annual guardian and conservator reports
With over 40 years of elder law experience, the attorneys at Evans Case are some of the best guardianship and conservatorship attorneys in the Denver area. They are your local advocates, and the will relentlessly fight for the welfare of your loved one.
Evans Case is a full-service Denver Law Firm. With more than 110 years of collective experience we are relentless and compassionate advocates for our clients. The deep legal experience and wisdom of our senior attorneys combined with fresh thinking of younger associates ensure the best possible results in each case. Our attorneys understand that the best outcomes are built on thorough understanding, compassion, and respect.
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