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1. Who does the Office of the Public Fiduciary provide services for?
2. What steps should be taken before considering a referral to the Office of the Public Fiduciary?
3. What is expected of a person or agency after making the initial referral?
4. Is there a cost for service from the Office of the Public Fiduciary?
5. How is a referral made to the Office of the Public Fiduciary?
6. Is a durable power of attorney for medical decisions the same as a guardian?
7. Can a relative or friend serve as guardian/conservator instead of the public fiduciary?
8. Can the Office of the Public Fiduciary be appointed if there are other family members?
9. Does the referral of a client to the Office of the Public Fiduciary mean that the client now becomes the Office of the Public Fiduciary's responsibility?
10. Are Fiduciaries licensed?
11. How do I find out more about guardianships / conservatorships?
12. How do I find out more about Burial Assistance for Persons who do not have the funds to bury or cremate their loved one?

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1. Am I responsible to pay out of pocket for my family member who died?
2. How do I apply for assistance?
3. What are the financial qualifications for eligibility?
4. What do I need to bring with me to the funeral home interview to help determine initial eligibility?
5. When is a decedent case "approved" versus "denied?"

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1. Who is the Court likely to appoint as guardian?
2. Where can I go to get help petitioning for guardianship?
3. Are there any alternative options to petitioning for guardianship?
4. Is setting up a guardianship expensive?
5. How long does it take to get a guardianship in place when there are no other reasonable alternatives to guardianship?
6. What are the post appointment responsibilities of the court appointed guardian?
7. Is the Guardian responsible for the Ward's debts and expenses?
8. What will happen when I can no longer take care of my disabled loved one?
9. What do I do if the Ward has significantly improved?
10. What if I am the guardian and want to quit?
11. Are Fiduciaries licensed?