Guardianship is the legal process by which a court determines that a person does not have legal capacity to manage his or her medical and/or financial affairs and appoints a suitable guardian over the individual. Common Guardianship Situations: 1) When a developmentally disabled child reaches 18 2) An adult who suffered traumatic brain injury 3) An adult suffering from dementia 4) An adult suffering from Alzheimer's disease 5) The victim of a stroke In these situations, you or someone competent and willing should apply for a guardianship over the individual to empower you to provide the help and protection the individual so desperately needs. This is where the Murray Law Firm can help. Our attorneys are experienced with obtaining guardianships and are sensitive to the needs of the proposed wards and guardians. We can get you appointed guardian to provide the financial and/or medical protection that your loved one needs.