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Adult Guardianship and Conservatorship Podcast

Guardianship & Conservatorship

Posted on 02/29/2024at9:05 pm

Legal Aid of WV’s Supervising Attorney for the Behavioral Health Advocacy Project, Jacki Schwaben, joins Clint Adams discuss different options for transferring control of legal, medical, and financial decisions for individuals over the age of 18 to another adult. This episode covers Guardianship, Conservatorship, and Power of Attorney. What are the steps to file for any of these options? Who is qualified to be a conservator or guardian of an adult? What steps can you take to terminate guardianship if the situation has changed?