Tex. Est. Code § 1002.0015

Current through the 87th Legislature (2021) Second Special Session
Section 1002.0015 - Alternatives To Guardianship

"Alternatives to guardianship" includes the:

(1) execution of a medical power of attorney under Chapter 166, Health and Safety Code;
(2) appointment of an attorney in fact or agent under a durable power of attorney as provided by Subtitle P, Title 2;
(3) execution of a declaration for mental health treatment under Chapter 137, Civil Practice and Remedies Code;
(4) appointment of a representative payee to manage public benefits;
(5) establishment of a joint bank account;
(6) creation of a management trust under Chapter 1301;
(7) creation of a special needs trust;
(8) designation of a guardian before the need arises under Subchapter E, Chapter 1104; and
(9) establishment of alternate forms of decision-making based on person-centered planning.

Tex. Estates § 1002.0015

Added by Acts 2015, Texas Acts of the 84th Leg. - Regular Session, ch. 214,Sec. 2, eff. 9/1/2015.