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Guardianship, Conservatorship and Other Options

If a person becomes unable to make decisions about their life, health and general care, they may need assistance.

This page provides overviews of guardianships, conservatorships and other decision-making arrangements that may become necessary to assure the health and well-being of older adults and persons with disabilities.

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Powers of attorney

Representative payees or Veterans Administration (VA) fiduciaries

Intellectual or developmental disabilities

Appointed Health Care Representative for people with intellectual or developmental disabilities

Declaration for mental health treatment

Civil commitment


Oregon Probate Courts by county

Links to Oregon county circuit courts that have provided information on probate-related matters, including guardianship and conservatorship.

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