Guardianship 101

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Guardianship 101

5 January, 2023 @ 1:00 pm 3:00 pm CST

A guardian is responsible for decisions concerning health care and living arrangements for the
person deemed incapacitated. A conservator is responsible with managing the person’s income
and assets and paying bills. This program will review the Guardianship and Conservatorship laws
and the legal process, as well as address the impact of the 2018 legislation and teach attendees
advocacy tips.


  • Introduction to the laws governing Guardianship & Conservatorship
  • Review of how recent legislation changed the laws
  • Increase attendees understanding of the process
  • Learn advocacy tools


M. Brigid Fernandez

Brigid Fernandez is a licensed attorney with Fernandez Elder Law, LLC. She is a Certified Elder
Law Attorney, as certified by the National Elder Law Foundation.*

Brigid works with clients of all ages in the areas of estate planning, Guardianship and

Conservatorship, probate and trust administration, Medicaid and Veterans Benefits planning.
In addition to her law degree, Brigid Fernandez is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and maintains
those credentials because she  elder law requires more than just a knowledge of the law.
Brigid’s unique combination of education and experience makes her a strong and effective
advocate for her clients.

* Certified Elder Law Attorney as certified by the National Elder Law Foundation.
Neither the Supreme Court of Missouri nor the Missouri Bar reviews or approves certification
organizations or specialist designations.