Guardianship Instructional Video Series
Video 1 – Guardianship and Conservatorship Basics
Video 1 introduces the fundamental concepts of guardianship and conservatorship. It answers the question: “What is a guardianship and conservatorship?” The terms “guardianship” and “conservatorship” are defined and distinguished.
Video 2 – Capacity to Make Decisions
Video 3 – Planning Ahead to Avoid Guardianship
Video 4 – Powers of Attorney
Video 4 explores powers of attorney in more depth. Properly executed powers of attorney are beneficial advance planning documents. They also come with some risks, especially when giving someone else the authority to act with your money and property.
Video 5 – Decision Making for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities
Video 6 – Abuse, Neglect, and Financial Exploitation
Video 7 – The Court Process to Appoint a Guardian or Conservator
Video 7 describes Alabama’s probate court procedure for appointing a guardian or conservator for an adult. It answers the question: “How do I become an adult’s legal guardian or conservator in Alabama?”