If a person does not have capacity (legal or mental) for decision making or take care of their daily affairs then someone else may act on their behalf to take care of their needs.
Some people are incapable by reason of their health eg elders, people with disabilities. Depending on the severity of the incapacity, a guardian may be necessary to take care of their needs.
Not all situations require one. There are a lot of alternatives that can be used in lieu of an application for guardianship. Call us today to get your free consultation to find out what is the best option.