Guardianship & Conservatorship Lawyers in Colorado
We at Jorgensen, Brownell & Pepin, P.C. the difficulty faced as a result of physical disability and mental incapacitation, whether it be the result of injury, aging or otherwise. Quite often, our loved ones are unable to take care of their physical or financial needs, and the state of Colorado allows for the appointment of a guardian and/or conservator in such situations.
A guardian is responsible for:
- Ensuring the incapacitated individual's physical well-being
- Seeing that their loved one is well cared for
- Ensuring their loved one receives the proper medical care, even where that individual may reside.
While one would not be able to make such decisions for an incapacitated individual otherwise, the establishment of a guardian allows for one to step in and manage the physical well-being for their loved one.
What Is a Conservatorship?
A conservatorship is similar to a guardianship in that a conservator is tasked with managing another individual, but in this case, it is to oversee the financial aspect of their lives. Again, whether it's as a result of injury, aging or otherwise, we often lose our ability to see to our own financial well-being. Such circumstances can be extremely difficult, if not impossible, to deal with as today's institutions are more stringently regulated than ever before. The appointment of a conservator allows that individual to step in and access financial resources and manage the day-to-day, month-to-month, and year-to-year financial needs of their loved one.
Need Help? Contact Jorgensen, Brownell & Pepin, P.C.
We at Jorgensen, Brownell & Pepin, P.C. passionately represent those in need of a guardianship and/or conservatorship because we understand the stresses involved in such situations, the pitfalls and roadblocks. Our Longmont elder law lawyers want to alleviate as much of the hardship experienced in such situations as possible.
Give us a call to discuss your legal needs.