Learn about changing or ending guardianship of an incapacitated person

Find out how and when a guardianship of an incapacitated person can change or end.

When can a guardianship change?

A guardianship can change for 2 reasons:

  • The court approves the guardian's request to resign.
  • The guardian is removed by the court. 

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When can a permanent guardianship end?

A guardianship can end for 3 reasons:

  • The guardian dies.
  • The incapacitated person dies.
  • It's determined that the incapacitated person isn't incapacitated anymore. 

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