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Ending guardianship of an incapacitated person

Find out how and when a guardianship of an incapacitated adult can end.

When can a permanent guardianship end?

A guardianship can end for 4 reasons:

  • The guardian dies.
  • The incapacitated person dies.
  • The court determines that the incapacitated person isn't incapacitated anymore based on information provided.
  • The guardian is removed. 

Ending the guardianship of an adult is complicated and involves a lot of legal responsibilities. You may want to talk to a lawyer. Please see finding a lawyer for more information.

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