A guardianship is an order given by a court to a person (called the guardian) giving the guardian control over another person (called the ward). The guardianship may give the guardian control over the ward’s property or physical person, or both.
There are different types of guardianships. The resources and information below are about both adult guardianships and guardianships of minors (someone under 18 years of age who is not emancipated).
This section contains links that offer information about guardianship law in Arkansas. There are pdf fact sheets, court forms and interactive forms below.
- Arkansas Circuit Court Probate Division—Information and Forms
- Arkansas Law—Arkansas Code—Unannotated (LexisNexis)
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