Is a handwritten will good enough? That is the question that the family of the late singer Aretha Franklin has to answer. The family recently discovered not one but three handwritten wills believed to have been written by Franklin. While some people in Florida might think this could be helpful, it could end up complicating things even further.
For many, the idea of seeking conservatorship is used by those adult children whose parents are declining in health as they age. The role of a conservator, also known as a guardian in Florida, can also apply to those seeking the care of minors when their parents are no longer living or able to care for the children. However, conservatorship is sometimes necessary when a family member is unable to make wise or safe decisions because of mental illness or other circumstances, such as in the case of singer Britney Spears.