We understand that dealing with a guardianship or conservatorship case can seem daunting and quite complex. There are, however, a wide variety of resources available at the local, state and national level to assist and guide you in the many aspects of serving as a guardian or conservator.
Arizona Attorney General Senior Service Center addresses health care concerns in the event that a senior citizen becomes unable to make those decisions for themselves. This site includes general information about Arizona laws related to incapacity and provides forms with instructions for Durable Health Care Power of Attorney, Living Will, Pre-Hospital Medical Directive, Durable Mental Health Care Power of Attorney, and, Letter to my Agent (Representative).
AzLawHelp.org has information about civil legal issues, organizations that provide free legal help to low income clients, and other resources for people who can’t afford an attorney. Self-help instructions and forms are available to download for people who want to help themselves and for legal aid advocates who want to assist their clients.
Arizona Revised Statutes, Title 14 is the section of Arizona law covering a decedent's wills, trusts, estates, guardianships and protective proceedings.
LawForSeniors.org is a website which provides contact information for the many services and legal information available to Arizona seniors. The purpose is to act as a starting point for older residents to know options, rights, laws, benefits, and special services available. The site was created by the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services and Education, with support from the Arizona Supreme Court and the State Bar of Arizona, with the specific goal of providing a guide to seniors on laws, policies and procedures which frequently change.
Fiduciary Licensing Program is designed to help ensure that Arizona's elderly, mentally incapacitated and other vulnerable citizens have trained and licensed individuals managing their financial affairs, medical decisions and other vital matters.