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Texas Estates Code - EST § 1002.0015. Alternatives to Guardianship

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?Alternatives to guardianship? includes the:

(1)?execution of a medical power of attorney under Chapter 166, Health and Safety Code;

(2)?appointment of an attorney in fact or agent under a durable power of attorney as provided by Subtitle P, Title 2;

(3)?execution of a declaration for mental health treatment under Chapter 137, Civil Practice and Remedies Code;

(4)?appointment of a representative payee to manage public benefits;

(5)?establishment of a joint bank account;

(6)?creation of a management trust under Chapter 1301;

(7)?creation of a special needs trust;

(8)?designation of a guardian before the need arises under Subchapter E, Chapter 1104; ?and

(9)?establishment of alternate forms of decision-making based on person-centered planning.

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