Legal Question in Elder Law in Massachusetts

Is a person seeking guardianship in the state of Massachusetts allowed to use the funds of the ward to pay the lawyer hired to get the guardianship?

Asked on 6/15/12, 10:15 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Alexandra Golden Golden Law Center

Yes -- the law anticipates that you will do just that. However, if the person has money and other assets, you may also need to file for conservatorship.

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Answered on 6/15/12, 10:29 am

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