Termination of a Guardian

A guardianship of the person ends when:

• the ward becomes 18, unless the ward is incompetent;

• the minor marries lawfully;

• the court decides the ward is competent; or

• the ward dies.

A guardianship of the estate ends when:

• the ward becomes 18, unless the ward is incompetent;

• the minor marries lawfully and the court approves the termination;

• the court decides the ward is competent to handle his/her estate;

• the court ends the guardianship; or

• the ward dies.


Inside Termination of a Guardian