Guardianship & Conservatorship

Julian Doby – Guardianship & Conservatorship Services in Southport, Brunswick County, NC

Guardianship and Conservatorship Attorney in Southport and Brunswick County, NC

Julian Doby provides compassionate legal services for establishing guardianship and conservatorship in Southport, St. James, Oak Island, Bolivia, Wilmington, and the wider Brunswick County area. These crucial legal tools offer protection and support for those who cannot make decisions for themselves due to age, illness, or disability.

Protecting Your Loved Ones with Legal Authority

Guardianship and conservatorship arrangements grant legal authority to a responsible individual (the guardian or conservator) to make decisions on behalf of someone who is unable to do so (the ward or conservatee). This legal framework is essential for ensuring the safety, health, and financial well-being of vulnerable individuals.

Our Guardianship and Conservatorship Services

  • Guardianship: Appoint a guardian to make personal, healthcare, and living arrangement decisions for those who need support.
  • Conservatorship: Establish a conservator to manage the financial affairs and assets of an individual who is unable to do so effectively on their own.
  • Comprehensive Consultation: Understand your options and the process for establishing guardianship or conservatorship, tailored to the specific needs of your loved ones.
  • Ongoing Support: Provide legal support for guardians and conservators, including advice on fulfilling their duties and challenges.

Begin the Process of Guardianship or Conservatorship Today

The well-being of your loved ones is paramount. If you believe that guardianship or conservatorship is necessary for their protection, Julian Doby is here to guide you through every step of the process with empathy and compassion. Contact us today to discuss how we can help secure the care and protection your loved one deserves.

  Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is the difference between guardianship and conservatorship?

While both terms offer legal protection, guardianship typically involves making personal and healthcare decisions for the protected person, whereas conservatorship focuses on managing the individual’s finances and assets.

How do I know if my loved one needs a guardian or conservator?

If your loved one is unable to make informed decisions due to a mental, physical, or developmental condition, establishing a guardianship or conservatorship might be necessary to ensure their well-being and financial security.

What is the process for establishing guardianship or conservatorship?

The process generally involves filing a petition with the court, providing evidence of the individual’s incapacity, and demonstrating why the proposed guardian or conservator is suitable. The court will then decide based on the best interests of the individual in need of protection.


Southport, NC Office

(910) 380-0294

Graham, NC Office

(336) 221-8900