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Text reads: Title: Guardianship Overview.
Once the "age of majority" is reached (eighteen in most states), it is assumed that an individual is capable of making personal decisions regarding health, finances, and the future. Parents of adult children with significant needs will no longer have legal control over financial, educational, or health-related decisions if a guardianship or conservatorship is not established. Guardianship may be the best way to provide protection for someone who has difficulty making complex decisions, or for protecting a person from emotional, physical, or financial harm.