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Adult Public Guardianship

For more information, call: (410) 222-4464
Persons who are over 65 years old who have become unable to make decisions regarding their well being may need a guardian. A guardian may be appointed to look after personal needs, welfare and finances. The guardian makes necessary decisions.
The Adult Public Guardianship Program assists to identify a relative or friend to assume medical and or financial decision-making duties. Assignment of guardianship is a legal process requiring physician recommendation and a court hearing. Guardianship program staff provides education and information to citizens and professionals about the importance of medical advance directives and the guardianship process.
Eligibility:
Information is provided to anyone needing information.
Related Programs:
  • Information and Assistance
  • Ombudsman

 

 

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Anne Arundel County, Maryland. 44 Calvert Street, Annapolis, Maryland 21401 | Tele: (410) 222-7000