You just need to nominate your desired legal guardian to the court. Your wishes are of great significance when it comes to selecting the legal guardian concerned. Nominate to the court a legal guardian who is willing and able to take up the task concerned, and the court is then bound under the terms of article 1897, sect. 4 of the German Civil Code (BGB). The relationship of trust between you and your legal guardian is of great significance in the context of legal guradianship caring. For this reason it is advisable to contact a legal guardian before applying for the corresponding assistance.
You ensure, by appointing a legal guardian, that your right of decision remains intact. The appointment of a legal guardian does not affect your statutory legal capacity to act on your own behalf. Your capacity in this respect will be assessed independently of any statutory care. We ensure, when supplying care, that you receive the right level of protection coupled with the greatest possible degree of self-determination. Your well-being is our first priority.