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Have you ever wondered what makes a person qualified to be a guardian? Or, if more than one person qualifies as a potential guardian, how does the Court place each person within the hierarchy of possible guardians? The Estates Code answers all of these questions.

Are you Family Member of an Adult Ward under a Guardianship in Texas?

Much like child custody cases, grandparents in the State of Texas have limited rights concerning access and involvement with grandchildren who are under a Guardianship if the grandparent is not the guardian of the Ward. However, recent laws in the State of Texas have been enacted that may provide a vehicle for grandparents to have access and visitation to the Ward.