A legal arrangement that gives an adult the court-ordered authority and responsibility to manage another adult's financial affairs.Category: Divorce & Family Law → Elder Care & SeniorsCategory: Wills, Trusts & Estates → Financial Powers of AttorneyCategory: Wills, Trusts & Estates → Living Wills & Medical Powers of Attorney
Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Thompson Hill. 2009.
Legal right given to a person to manage the property and financial affairs of a person deemed incapable of doing that for himself or herself. (See also guardianship.)
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