As we've said, it's always best to give your child as much decision-making responsibility as they can manage.
If the options we just talked about are not enough, you may want to consider these:
For kids age 15 and older who have intellectual disabilities.
You get the right to make decisions for your child and you can keep these rights after they turn 18.
This is the easiest way to get legal permission if you're sure your child will not be able to make their own decisions. The next option, Interdiction, is a little harder to set up.
For kids age 18 and older. You get the right to make certain decisions for your child — or maybe all of them.
It's a complicated process and can be expensive. You will usually have to hire a lawyer.
We'll tell you more about these in the next sections.