Is it possible to appoint a temporary guardian for a disabled person, with the stipulation that guardianship will pass to an underage sibling once said sibling turns 21 (if they so desire)?

Asked on February 7, 2013 under Estate Planning, Colorado

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Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

Under the laws of all states in this country a power of attorney can be drafted placing a person as the attoney in fact for the disabled person assuming the disabled person agrees to such where the attorney in fact will cease as of a certain date when an underage sibling turns 21 years of age where such sibling agrees to such a responsibility.

I suggest that a Wills and trust attorney be consulted with respect to your inquiry to draw up the desired documentation.


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