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  • Alternatives to Guardianships for Adults

    3302EN - When a person has significant problems managing financial affairs or personal care, guardianship may be considered. Guardianship should be viewed as an option of last resort, however, because it can be costly (involves going to court) and it deprives an adult of very significant personal rights. This publication provides general information about alternatives to guardianship. Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
  • Guardianship Info from the Washington State Courts

    Information about what a guardian is and the process for getting one appointed. Content Detail

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    Administrative Office of the Courts
  • How to Modify or Terminate a Guardianship

    Under Washington law, anyone can request the court under which the guardianship was established to terminate the guardianship, modify the guardian's duties, or have the guardian removed or replaced with another guardian. Read More

    By:
    Disability Rights Washington
  • Managing Someone Else’s Money

    A set of four guides for financial caregivers—government fiduciaries, agents under power of attorney, guardians of property and trustees —to help them understand their duties, and how to prevent and respond to financial exploitation. Read More

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    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
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    Spanish / Español
  • Protecting Elders and Vulnerable Adults from Abuse and Neglect

    9920EN - The law protects frail elders and vulnerable adults. Read about the different types of abuse that these individuals are protected from under the law. Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
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    Spanish / Español
  • Questions and Answers on Guardianship

    3300EN - A guardian is a person appointed by a court to manage the affairs of a person who is incapacitated. This publication provides general information about how and when a guardian should be appointed. Read More

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    Columbia Legal Services
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    Spanish / Español
  • Your Child with Disabilities is Turning 18

    If you have a child who is unable to care for him- or herself because of a disability, you may be concerned about what to do when your child turns 18. Parents do not automatically have the authority to make legal decisions for their children who turn 18, when the law considers the person an adult. Publication #3303EN Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
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    Spanish / Español

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