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Conservatorships help people and families through hard times

There may come a time towards the end of a full life when a person is unable to manage his or her own personal and business affairs. It is a subject few people wish to address, but those who have significant assets and goals for them that may extend beyond their lifetimes should take steps to accomplish them.

Conservatorship may help with estate planning

Conservatorship is a way to keep a person's estate and affairs in order if or when they are not able to do it for themselves. The most common subjects of a conservatorship are people with mental limitations, either through a disability or disease.

Conservatorship is a vital tool for treating mental illness

Probate courts in Connecticut provide the vital role of the access point for many citizens to the legal system. Beyond this function, the courts are also part of enforcing public safety, protecting people from each other's lack of capacity and – in some cases – themselves.

How is a conservator appointed in Connecticut?

The concept of conservatorship should provide relief for those who are concerned about their mental ability to look after themselves, as well as the friends and relatives of those people. Appointing a conservator may be a serious emotional issue, but the state of Connecticut can make the process relatively straightforward with the right guidance.

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