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What is the difference between guardian of the person and guardian of the estate?

There are two types of guardianships. A guardian appointed to take care of the physical well-being of an incapacitated individual is called “guardian of the person,” while a guardian appointed to take care of the individual’s property is called “guardian of the estate.” In some cases, only one type of guardian is appointed for a particular person. In many cases, both a guardian of the person and a guardian of the estate is appointed.