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Guardianship

Guardianship Deals with your Physical Being after Incapaciation
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Many people know that probate occurs when someone dies, but what they may not know, is that it can also occur while a person is alive, hence the term “living probate.” Guardianships are the aspect of the living probate process dealing with a person’s physical being.

What is Guardianship?

Guardianships are a court process whereby a person is declared incapacitated and someone is granted authority over the protected person’s actual “person” or physical being. The Guardian does not have to be a family member and can be a “professional guardian.”

How can becoming a member of Legacy help?

First and foremost you need to act Now! Before it becomes too late to do anything to prevent it. By enrolling in Legacy Assurance Plan the member has access to appropriate legal documents to thwart the need for guardianship/conservatorship.

The 3 documents that generally avoid need for living probate are:

  1. Durable Power of Attorney for Finances
  2. Durable Power of Attorney for Healthcare
  3. Revocable Living Trust – Successor Trustee can handle your financial affairs if incompetent

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