One of the key steps in planning for your family in the event of your passing is to choose a guardian for your children. This is usually done when they are minors or if they have special needs. Either way, you know that they need additional care. You love them, and you want to make sure their lives go well even when you are not around to help.
By Bruce Alan Danford, LLM (rev'd 9/26/11)
This article is about a Conservatorship for an adult. In order to understand exactly what a conservatorship is and how one is created we will begin with some definitions.