Wyoming Family Law

Guardianships and Conservatorships – Family Law Firm – Wyoming

Conservatorships – Family Law Lawyers - Wyoming Burg SimpsonThe Wyoming family law attorneys at Burg Simpson offer legal services to anyone looking to prepare for unforeseen circumstances and the future. Our family law office represents individuals, families, and family owned-business in relation to:

  • Wealth transfer and succession planning that includes estate planning, wealth management and preservation, and generational planning.
  • Business succession and continuity planning.
  • Estate and trust administration.
  • Charitable planning (facilitating lifetime and charitable giving, assisting clients to establish non-profits, charities, and foundations).

How you prepare for the future, in the event of your death, will have a long-lasting effect on you, your spouse, and your children. Hiring the right family law firm to represent you is vital. Call Burg Simpson’s office in Wyoming before it is too late at 307-527-7891 or fill out our Free Case Evaluation form.

In Wyoming, a guardian is someone appointed by the court to care for the needs of another, either a minor child or an incompetent adult. The duties of a guardian in Wyoming are to:

  • Facilitate the least restrictive and most appropriate residence for the ward.
  • Facilitate the ward’s education, social, and other activities.
  • Authorize or restrict the ward’s health care and treatment.
  • Maintain the ward’s personal property.
  • Commence protective proceedings, as needed.
  • Apply the ward’s money and property to the ward’s needs.
  • Exercise due care to conserve ward’s excess funds.
  • Pay a conservator annually, if necessary.
  • Arrange final disposition of ward’s remains, in the event of the ward’s death.

While guardians have the power to make some financial decisions regarding the ward since they are also considered a fiduciary, they typically have to consult with the court before more serious decisions, such as committing the ward to a mental health facility or executing advanced medical directives.

Appointing or becoming a guardian is not a decision to be taken lightly and drafting an estate plan that involves the designation of a guardian requires experienced legal assistance when planning to designate someone as a guardian. Call Burg Simpson Wyoming at 307-527-7891 today.

According to Wyoming law, a conservator is “a person appointed by the court to have the custody and control of the property of a ward.” The conservator must protect, preserve, spend, and invest a ward’s property in the ward’s best interest. Conservators also have to file periodic reports and financial statements to the court, detailing the inventory and status of the ward’s assets.

Do not jeopardize your family’s financial future. Work with a trained family practice lawyer when drawing up your estate plan. Get in touch with Burg Simpson’s Wyoming office immediately by calling 307-527-7891.

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If something happens to you and you have not planned ahead for those you leave behind, it can mean expensive and lengthy legal battles over your estate. It is simply not worth the financial future of your family to not plan ahead. A little time spent doing everything properly now saves a lot of time and heartache later. Fill our out Free Case Evaluation Form right now or call our Wyoming office at 307-527-7891 so that you can set up your no-cost, no-obligation initial consultation as soon as possible.

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