GUARDIANSHIP

Guardianship of Person or Estate assists people whose disabilities place them at risk of significant harm in either their financial or personal affairs. Guardians are appointed and supervised by the court. The guardian can arrange and consent to medical, financial, and professional services as needed. Limited Guardianships are established for people who retain the ability to make some decisions for themselves, but need assistance in one or more areas …More About Guardianship

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SPECIAL NEEDS TRUST

Special Needs Trusts  are created in wills or from proceeds of a lawsuit settlement. Funds are applied to provide enhancement of the life of a person with a disability, while preserving eligibility for medical and financial programs …More About Special Needs Trusts

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POWERS OF ATTORNEY

Powers of Attorney are a tool by which a person who is competent delegates another to administer budget matters or to ensure that the individual’s preferences for medical treatment are respected in the event of incapacity. …More About Powers of Attorney

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CARE MANAGEMENT

GSS care management staff work with individuals and families to identify and resolve problems in living. Examples include identifying residential alternatives, obtaining clinical assessment, preparing plans of care, budgeting personal funds, arranging for care givers and other specialized services …More About Care Management

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BUDGETING SERVICES

Budgeting assistance includes helping an individual or family oversee funds and expenses, restore order to neglected records, set up systems for attending to routine budget matters and managing real property. …More About Budgeting Services

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EXECUTOR OF ESTATE

GSS staff serve as executors of probate estates in a variety of circumstances. GSS seeks to complete the transfer of assets to heirs in a timely and prudent manner, assuring that all legal requirements are met. …More About Executor of Estate