Guardianship can be established over minor children need a non-parent to look after them or or disabled adults who can not manage their finances or personal affairs. G guardian can serve over either (1) the person and/or (2) the estate of the child or disabled adult. A personal guardian decides where the child or disabled adult will live and makes sure their day-to-day needs are met. The guardian for the estate is in charge of looking after the money and property of the child or disabled adult. A guardian may be necessary in the following scenarios:

A child under 18 is left an inheritance or is the recipient of funds arising from a personal injury case;
A child under 18 needs a non-parent to look after them for an