Category Archives: Power of Attorney

Emergency Request for Temporary Guardianship of an Incapacitated Person

With the Coronavirus pandemic spreading, courts are seeing an increase in emergency requests for temporary guardianship of an incapacitated person. Courts in Massachusetts are closed to the public until May 4th. However, hearings are continuing to be held virtually on emergency matters. If you have a family member who is incapacitated due to illness or […]

Guardianship of an Incapacitated Adult in Massachusetts

Guardianship of an Incapacitated Adult in Massachusetts

If an adult becomes incapacitated due to an accident or illness and has no health care proxy on file, then someone can petition the court for guardianship. A specific process must be followed, per state law. The following is some helpful information on guardianship of an incapacitated adult in Massachusetts. Guardianship is connected to a […]