Guardianship Services of Seattle works extensively with people who have a handicapping condition. This includes people with conditions related to the aging process, people with a mental illness, people with developmental disability, people who have had a traumatic brain injury, or people with a physical handicap. Many of our clients have very minor or no disabilities whose financial circumstances make use of a trust or other arrangements advantageous.
We are able to implement arrangements in order to maximize the use of public benefits and insurance. We also assist families with planning for personal supervision for a disabled person when making plans for the future or in order to resolve conflicts within the family.
Many of our clients have been fully in charge of their financial or personal affairs, but due to accident or progression of a medical condition, have deteriorated in their abilities. We strive to be sensitive to the difficulties this can cause. Clients are consulted as to preferences. Most important, we respect the validity of the client’s concerns.