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What Does a Guardian of the Estate Actually Do?

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Not every person that needs a Guardian of the Person needs a Guardian of the Estate. There are good alternatives to Guardianship that can work well depending on the financial situation of the person with a Guardian. The Texas Estates Code devotes a large section to the rules and regulations for a Guardian of the Estate. Most courts require an attorney to advise, guide and report to the court in a Guardianship of the Estate. This course covers the basic statutes and rules for a Guardianship of the Estate. 

This is a self-paced online course.

Author: Steven D Fields, JD. Mr. Fields has been the Court Administrator for Tarrant County Probate Court No. Two, Fort Worth, TX, since 1999. He served on the TGA board for six years and was president for two years. He served on the NGA board for many years and was President of the National Guardianship Association for 2008. He was the initial Guardianship Director for the State of Texas in 1998-1999. He served for almost five years as Court Investigator for the Tarrant County Probate Courts specializing in the filing of guardianship applications for indigent incapacitated individuals. He is an adjunct law professor at the Texas A & M University School of Law in Fort Worth. He has been a licensed attorney since 1987 with a JD degree from the University of Oklahoma, and he specialized in guardianship, estate planning and probate law for various Texas law firms for6 years.

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Tuesday, December 31, 2030 @ 12:00 AM

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