Guardianships & Conservatorships in Harrisburg

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Guardianships and conservatorships can be an important tool for families with children or individuals who may need assistance in making important decisions. These legal processes are complex and require the careful guidance of an experienced guardianship and conservatorship lawyer in Harrisburg or Newport.

Our team is well-equipped to handle your situation and provides thorough guidance to meet all of your needs. To discuss your matter with us, call Scaringi Law at (717) 775-7195.


In Pennsylvania, there are different types of guardianships. For minors, these include:

  • Temporary guardianships: This grants the temporary duties of a parent to another adult such as when going on vacation.
  • Stand-by guardianships: Granting another adult guardianship should the biological parents be incapacitated or unable to care for a child.

A third type of guardianship is specifically for adults over the age of 18 in the case of incapacity. This will allow the guardian to make essential financial decisions on behalf of the incapacitated adult.


Conservatorships, on the other hand, generally refer to adults. A conservator will be appointed to take care of the person and the estate of an incapacitated individual. This means that the conservator will be responsible for the financial and physical wellbeing of an individual who cannot, or is unable to, make these important decisions for themselves.

Usually conservatorships are granted or people who have fallen into a coma or who have suffered from an accident, those with dementia or advanced Alzheimer’s disease, those who have mental or physical disabilities that prevent them from caring for themselves, or those suffering from other serious or debilitation diseases or injuries.

Assistance throughout the Legal Process

Because guardianships and conservatorships can be complex, it is important that you have a skilled legal team on your side who are dedicated to seeing the best for you and your family. Our Harrisburg guardianship lawyers will work with you throughout the entire process, ensuring that all documents, accountings, and court paperwork are filled out and filed on time, as well as making sure the court is always up to date on important financial matters.

Let Scaringi Law help you. Call us today at (717) 775-7195 to schedule an initial consultation and discuss your unique situation.

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