What is a guardian of property?
A guardian of property is someone the court names to manage money and property for someone else whom the court has found cannot manage their money and property alone.
Sometimes a guardian of property is also appointed as guardian of the person. This is someone who makes health care and other personal decisions. As a guardian of property or guardian of the person, you are a fiduciary.
If you have been named a guardian of property or a guardian of the person and need more information about your duties, read this guide on managing someone else’s money.