Learn about 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
  • It's determined that the incapacitated person isn't incapacitated anymore
  • The guardian is removed¬†

Getting, changing, or ending guardianship of an adult is legally complex and involves significant legal responsibilities. You may want to consult with an attorney. For more information about finding an attorney, please see Finding a lawyer.  

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