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Alternatives to Guardianships for Adults

Authored By: Northwest Justice Project LSC Funded

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.#3302EN

Last Review and Update: Jul 22, 2020