When the court appoints a guardian of the person, the guardian may have the following responsibilities:
“Estate” is defined as real and personal property, tangible and intangible, and includes anything that may be the subject of ownership. When the court appoints a guardian of the estate, the guardian is assigned the following responsibilities:
When a person (the principal) signs a power of attorney, they grant authority to another person (an agent) to act in the place of the principal, whether or not the term "power of attorney" is used. Unless stated otherwise, a power of attorney is effective as of the date it is signed. A "durable" power of attorney means that it is not terminated by the principal's incapacity. A "springing" power of attorney means that the power of attorney only goes into effect once a set of predetermined circumstances are met. A Power of Attorney is terminated with the principal's death.