There is an individual who has a court appointed guardian to manage his finances due to mental illness. Can this person still enter into legally binding contracts that concern his assets?
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The guardian has the sole responsibility to handle the financial affairs.
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Generally, the answer is no, that the guardioan has responsibility for entering ito vontracts. There may be some exceptions, but it really depends upon the nature of the disability and the person or agency entering into the contract with the ward would have the burden of proving that the ward was competent to enter into such a contract.
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Mr. Boykin and Ms Goldstein give sound advice. This is the reason for guardianships; to prevent the ward from signing contracts they have no business entering into.
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