Protection & Advocacy for Individuals in Need

 

CERTIFIED LEGAL GUARDIANSHIP

At One Matters, our registered legal guardians provide certified legal guardianship services to protect the health, welfare and finances from waste and undue influence. Guardianship is initiated only as a last resort for those individuals who need assistance but have no close relatives or friends who are able to perform the role.

FUNCTIONS OF A LEGAL GUARDIAN

>> SURROGATE DECISION MAKER AND ADVOCATE
>> COORDINATOR AND MONITOR OF SERVICES
>> FINANCIAL MANAGER
>> SUBSTITUTED JUDGMENT/BEST INTEREST
>> LEAST RESTRICTIVE ALTERNATIVE
>> PROMOTING GROWTH AND SELF-RELIANCE
>> BUILDING A RELATIONSHIP WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS
>> ESTABLISHING RELATIONSHIPS WITH PROFESSIONALS AND OTHER SERVICE PROVIDERS
>> PROPER DOCUMENTATION AND REPORTING TO THE COURT