and Conservatorship in Iowa Issues of Subsititute Decision-Making
TABLE OF CONTENTS (These documents have
been posted in pdf format.)
is Guardianship and Conservatorship?
to Guardianship and Conservatorship
Decision-Making Skills and Functional Capacity: Determining if
Guardianship or Conservatorship is Necessary
a Guardian or Conservator
to the Future: What Parents Need to Know About
Becoming Their Sons or Daughters Guardian or Conservator
to Set Up a Guardianship or Conservatorship
Court and Guardianship or Conservatorship Fees
to Iowa Guardianship Law
of the Person: Powers, Duties, and Responsibilities
of the Estate
of Wards: How Does a Guardian or Conservator Protect a Persons
and Principles of Substitute Decision-Making
Decisions Requiring Court Approval
Decisions to Limit Medical Procedures
and Termination of Guardianship and Conservatorship
the FAQs: Frequently Asked Questions About Guardianships
of Legal Terms
Guide for Guardians and Conservators.
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These materials are a general summary of the law. They are
not meant to completely explain all that you should know about
guardianship and conservatorship. You should see a lawyer to
get complete, correct and up-to-date legal advice.
Updated November 2006 by:
Iowa Legal Aid
1111 9th Street, Suite 230
Des Moines, IA 50314-2527