A legal guardian is a person that’s been granted legal authority to care for another person, called a ward. They look after the ward’s wellbeing and finances.
A substitute decision maker is someone appointed temporarily to make legal decisions on behalf of a vulnerable person. They can only use their substitute decision making powers for certain areas, such as personal care or property management, and you can limit the time period.
If you want to set up a guardianship or substitute decision maker, contact Travis Law Office, PLLC. You can speak with a reputable guardianship attorney in Louisville, KY right away.
Substitute decision makers and guardians are usually appointed for elderly or special needs family members. A guardianship attorney can help you prepare for this role or appoint someone to it by: