A person or entity recognized by the courts as having the power and responsibility to manage the financial, medical, or other legal affairs of another person determined to be incapable of handling these matters without assistance. The person under guardianship is called a ward.
As an appointed Guardian, GaPS:
Maintains financial stability for the client by:
- Managing all financial assets such as checking and savings accounts, and burial funds.
- Applies for and maintains eligibility of government assistance programs.
- Pays bills and creates budgets for clients to ensure personal spending funds are available.
Addresses the well-being of our client by:
- Attending medical appointments and making medical decisions.
- Establishes and maintains safe living arrangements.
- Advocates for client's quality of life, legal rights, and overall well-being.