Q: My sister is a personal guardian appointed by the court for an elderly with dementia- however she is also advancing age
She wants to be relieved from the guardianship - how do you go about it?
A: She files a petition to resign, preferably simultaneously with another appropriate person petitioning to take her place, with the agreement of all other "interested persons" entitled to act as guardian under the statute. If there is no such person, then the court will have to appoint someone to act (usually a stranger, but a professional experienced in acting as a guardian).
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