Guardianship of a Person
A Guardian of the Person may be appointed by the court to take care of the physical well-being of a ward (i.e. the person requiring the care).
A guardian of the person has:
- the right to have physical possession of the ward and to establish the ward’s legal domicile;
- the duty to provide care, supervision, and protection for the ward;
- the duty to provide the ward with clothing, food, medical care, and shelter;
- the power to consent to medical, psychiatric, and surgical treatment other than the inpatient psychiatric commitment of the ward;
- upon application to and order of the court, the power to establish a Qualified Income Trust.