There are different types of guardianship. The following resources and information relate to both adult guardianship and guardianship of minors (non-emancipated persons under 18 years of age). A guardian is a person appointed by the court to care for another person (station) and/or their property. In Arkansas, a qualified guardian is a person who is at least 18 years old, not a convicted criminal and a resident of the state. The court will consider appointing a guardian for a person who is unable to work, which means that they are not able to make decisions about their health or safety or not be able to manage their estate. A temporary guardian is a person who has the right to temporarily care for a person and/or his or her property. (5) The Human Services Department where the designated interim guardian serves as the guardian of five (5) or more stations; (j) Letters addressed to a provisional guardian shall indicate the date of expiry of the provisional guardian`s power. This section contains links that provide information about guardianship law in Arkansas. There are PDF fact sheets, court forms and interactive forms below….