Guardianships – when might you need one?
When most people hear about guardianships, they think about someone who’s appointed to look after the affairs of older people. However, guardianships aren’t just reserved for dealing with the affairs of the elderly. Guardianships may be required for adults of all ages.
When we talk about guardianship, the type of guardian we’re talking about is someone who’s appointed to look after the affairs of an adult – and my adult, we mean anyone over 16 years of age and where the appointment is made in terms of the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000.... read more