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Question: We need to apply for guardian/conservator for mom who had a stroke and is unable to look after her affairs. Where do we start? Forms, where to file, etc. Thanks!!

Answer:

A guardianship is a court appointment to an individual or entity to provide care and handle the decision making for a minor or an adult that is no longer capable of making decisions for himself.
 
A person who is interested in having an adult deemed incapacitated, may petition the court for a decision. The first step will be to go to the www.superiorcourt.maricopa.gov, click on the self-service center and forms.

A conservatorship is a court appointment to an individual or entity to make financial decisions for a minor or an adult that is no longer capable of making decisions for himself.

A person who is interested in being a conservator for an individual should go to the www.superiorcourt.maricopa.gov, click on the self-service center and forms.
 
Please go to the following location at the State Bar of Arizona website to find out more detailed information.
http://www.azbar.org/workingwithlawyers/topics/aguidetoguardianshipandconservatorship

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