Guardianship & Conservatorship – An Overview

A “guardian” is someone who is appointed by the court to oversee an incapacitated person’s care and decision making. A “conservator” is someone who is appointed by the court to manage an incapacitated person’s financial affairs. Under Montana law, an “incapacitated person” is defined as any person who is impaired because of: Mental illness Mental deficiency Physical illness Physical disability …