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November 30, 2017

Caring for a Loved One with Special Needs: Considerations for Adoption and Guardianship

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If you are seeking the legal right to care for an adult friend or family member with special needs, you potentially have a few different options available. Choosing between these options requires an assessment of your unique circumstances, and it requires you to have a clear understanding of how each option will impact you and your loved one’s lives.

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April 25, 2016

Understanding the Guardianship Application Process

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In Texas, guardianship gives one person the legal authority to make daily living decisions and/or manage the financial affairs of another person (called a “ward”) who, due to an incapacitating disability, disease or injury, is unable to make important decisions on his or her own. We have previously discussed some tips for seeking guardianship, and in this article we provide an overview of the guardianship application process.

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March 24, 2016

What Authority Does a Guardian Have in Texas?

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In Texas, a guardian is a person who has the legal authority and responsibility to take certain actions and make certain decisions on behalf of another person. This other person (who is known in legal terms as a “ward”) can either be a minor or an adult who is legally incapacitated.

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February 26, 2016

Tips for Seeking Guardianship of an Adult Relative in Texas

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If your adult child or other relative is unable to care for himself or herself due to age, disability, illness or injury, you may be considering stepping in to manage your loved one’s affairs. In some situations, it is enough to provide assistance, like making sure they pay their bills on time and helping them enroll in Medicaid and other programs. However, in other situations, a person’s condition can make it necessary for someone else to act on their behalf altogether.

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