As the court to end a guardianship, appoint a different guardian or modify a guardianship
Not be sterilized
Guardians are generally responsible for:
Determining where the ward lives
Making sure the ward's basic needs are met
Making decisions about the ward's health care, rehabilitation and treatment
Keeping track and taking care of the ward's property and personal possessions
Making some financial decisions for the ward, if the ward does not have a conservator
Protecting and advocating for the ward's rights
Conservators are generally responsible for:
Using the protected person's income and financial resources to provide for the person's care, support and comfort, and to pay the person's bills and debts
Keeping track and taking care of the protected person's property and personal possessions
Investing or selling the protected person's assets and property, if this must be done to meet the person's needs
SOURCE: "A Guide to Guardian Services in Utah," Utah Department of Human Services Office of Public Guardian
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