Who may be a ward?

A ward may be an adult incompetent or a minor.

  • An adult incompetent is an adult who is unable to take care of himself or herself, or his or her property, as a result of mental impairment or illness, developmental disability, or chronic substance abuse.
  • A minor is a person who is under 18 years of age.

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1. What is guardianship?
2. Who may be a guardian?
3. Who may be a ward?
4. When does a guardianship end?