Guardianship & Conservatorship
Courts appoint guardians and conservators over children and adults when those people are unable to make their own decisions, and there is no other adequate alternate way for these decisions to be made.
CT lawyers frequently assist clients with obtaining guardianship and conservatorship over their loved ones. Sometimes those cases are easy “uncontested” matters, and sometimes they involve months or even years of litigation. We’re good with either – very good.
Deciding whether to impose court oversight in the life of an older adult can be particularly difficult. Balancing dignity with protection is never an easy balance to strike. We can explain the implications of these decisions.