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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.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Texas Estates Code - EST § 1002.0015. Alternatives to Guardianship - last updated April 14, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/tx/estates-code/est-sect-1002-0015/
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