Powers of Attorney as a least restrictive alternative to Guardianship

Many factors help you determine the best course of action when you’re planning care based on age- based decline. Guardianship removes rights from incapacitated seniors aggressively, but it may be the term you’re most familiar with. If you’re uncovering challenges in planning and family care, this is not your only route.

As a caregiver, there are less restrictive options available to you in lieu of guardianship. In this blog from Grable Martin, we find some options to explore with you. As they note, “Texas courts have shown a reluctance to establish guardianships without sufficient evidence that less restrictive alternatives are inadequate to protect and provide for the needs of the incapacitated person”.