Determining When Guardianship is Needed in Arizona

Man talking to his older father and trying to figure out when guardianship is needed in Arizona

Guardianship of a vulnerable person can be a necessary measure when the person in need is unable to make decisions on their own or effectively handle day-to-day tasks. In Arizona, it is important to understand the different aspects of how guardianship works and when guardianship is needed. Here’s When Guardianship is Needed for a Minor? […]

Comparing the Roles of a Guardian vs Power of Attorney

Daughter and older mother discussing guardian vs power of attorney.

When deciding who will look after your interests and financial affairs, there is a difference between appointing a guardian vs power of attorney. A guardian is appointed by a court to make decisions on behalf of another person because they lack the ability to make their own decisions.  On the other hand, a health care […]

Do Spouses Automatically Have Power of Attorney?

Do Spouses Automatically Have Power of Attorney

Roughly 5.8 million people in the United States have Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. What if you or your spouse could no longer able to make your own healthcare decisions? What if you could no longer manage your finances? Do spouses automatically have power of attorney in that case? Let’s imagine that your spouse is […]