Guardians & Conservators

Troy Guardians & Conservators Attorney

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When a loved one can no longer take complete care of themselves, it can be necessary for a guardian or conservator to look after their personal care and financial affairs. Guardians protect people, while conservators manage money and property. In most cases, these two will be appointed in the same proceeding, often with one person serving in both capacities. The team at Barron, Rosenberg, Mayoras & Mayoras helps clients to navigate these particular estate matters.

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Understanding Conservatorship and Its Importance

Conservatorship is a legal concept that involves the appointment of a guardian or protector to manage the financial affairs and/or daily life of another person due to physical or mental limitations. It is an important tool for ensuring the well-being and protection of individuals who are unable to make decisions for themselves.

At Barron, Rosenberg, Mayoras & Mayoras P.C., our team of experienced attorneys specializes in conservatorship and understands the complexities and sensitive nature of these cases. We work closely with families to navigate the legal process and provide the necessary support and guidance to establish a conservatorship that best meets the needs of the individual.

Key aspects of conservatorship include:

  • Managing financial assets and property
  • Overseeing healthcare decisions and personal care
  • Ensuring the protection and well-being of the individual
  • Complying with legal requirements and responsibilities

Our commitment to personalized service and attention to detail sets us apart, and we are dedicated to helping families make informed decisions and secure the future of their loved ones.

Choosing Reliable Guardians and Conservators in Troy

Guardianship and conservatorship court proceedings are by their nature, intrusive, and result in the legal recognition that a person can no longer make responsible decisions about their own health care, treatment, or financial matters. It is important to get the help of experienced Troy estate and probate attorneys.

Guardianship and conservatorship are used in connection with:

  • Elderly person whose dementia or medical condition makes independent decision making impossible
  • Accident victims
  • Developmentally disabled adults or minors who comes into a substantial amount of money in their own name.

Decades of Experience in Troy Estate Planning

Our firm has decades of experience representing those who need assistance during these difficult times. BRMM’s familiarity with Michigan probate litigation and protective proceedings helps us advise and represent clients to make the right decisions.

We have experience helping clients with:

  • Petitions for guardianship and conservatorship
  • Defense of guardianship or conservatorship proceedings
  • Actions for removal or replacement of guardians or conservators
  • Injunctions or restraining orders to protect persons or property while guardianship or conservatorship is pending
  • Actions to limit or define the duties of a guardian or conservator
  • Motions for an accounting or periodic report
  • Actions to terminate or modify a guardianship or conservatorship

Michigan probate courts are becoming more and more concerned with the performance of guardians and conservators, especially in cases involving self-dealing, fraud, or other breaches of fiduciary duty. We investigate each of our clients’ cases to see whether any serious problems should be brought to the probate court’s attention.

Ready to discuss your case? Contact BRMM now by calling (248) 213-9514 or reach out online for immediate assistance. 


Commonly Asked Questions

What is the difference between guardianship and conservatorship?

Guardianship involves making personal and healthcare decisions for an individual, while conservatorship involves managing the individual's financial affairs and assets.

How is a guardian or conservator appointed?

A guardian or conservator is typically appointed by a court after a legal proceeding, where it is determined that an individual is unable to make responsible decisions about their personal care, healthcare, or financial matters.

What factors are considered in appointing a guardian or conservator?

The court considers the individual's incapacity, the suitability of the proposed guardian or conservator, and the best interests of the individual when appointing a guardian or conservator.

Can a guardian or conservator be removed or replaced?

Yes, a guardian or conservator can be removed or replaced through legal proceedings if there are valid reasons for doing so, such as neglect of duties or misconduct.

What rights does a person under guardianship or conservatorship retain?

The rights retained by a person under guardianship or conservatorship depend on the specific terms of the court order, but efforts are made to preserve the individual's autonomy and decision-making abilities to the greatest extent possible.

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