A ward may be either a minor whose parents cannot or will not care for him, or an adult suffering from an incapacity that prevents him from meeting his own needs. A guardian can be appointed only by court order. Missouri's guardianship laws are found in Chapter 475 of the Missouri Revised Statutes.
Mar 21, 2016 · What Is an Adult Guardianship in Missouri? At some point in your life you may find yourself faced with the realization that a parent, or other adult family member or loved one, has reached a point at which he/she is no longer able to safely care for himself/herself and/or make financial decisions.
Missouri Guardianship: Understanding Your Options & Alternatives Welcome to the Missouri Developmental Disabilities Resource Center (MODDRC). You are receiving this letter with an enclosed packet of information because a request was made by you (or someone on your behalf) to the MODDRC. We have compiled information from a number of.
Jun 03, 2016 · In the State of Missouri, you could be appointed a Guardian, a Conservator, or both for your parent. A guardian is a person who has been appointed by a court to have the care and custody of a minor or of an adult person who has been legally determined to be incapacitated.