guardian or conservator appointed for them. This booklet provides readers with a general understanding of the adult guardianship and conservatorship process and answers some of the more commonly asked questions. This booklet addresses adult guardianship and conservatorship and does not address issues of guardianship or conservatorship for.
conservatorship proceeding, this is not required, but practically speaking, in either type proceeding, a Physician’s Report/Psychologist’s Report (PP), is generally required by all of the probate courts in Maine. The Probate Code requires appointment of a visitor, a guardian .
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If you are a Maine resident who is 60 or older and someone is trying to become your Conservator or Guardian and you don’t think you need one, call the Legal Services for the Elderly Helpline at to speak to an attorney for free. Maine Office of Aging & Disability Services, Department of Health and Human Services.