I Want to be a Guardian OF A CHILD. What do I do now?
Being a guardian to a child in need is one of the most fulfilling experiences someone can have. But becoming one isn't as easy as signing a piece of paper. To be a guardian a court must appoint you as a guardian. Which means filing paperwork with the court, requesting and attending a hearing, and presenting sufficient evidence to the court as to why you should be appointed. This, on top of caring for another's child, can be overwhelming. It's important to have knowledgeable legal council help you.
At Carl Law, we'll help you through the process. We have helped a number of others achieve their goal of being a guardian. We understand what needs to be done and can take care of the legal issues while you can focus on what is most important, the child.
I WANT TO BE A GUARDIAN OF A LOVED ONE. WHAT DO I DO NOW?
It is always a difficult decision to be a guardian of a loved one. Whether its an elderly parent or someone with special needs, there are definitely some people that need extra help. But how do you become a guardian? What papers need filing? What criteria does the court look at when appointing one? These are difficult questions which should be answered by someone well-versed in family law. Having Counsel can be invaluable in ensuring the process is done properly and you are successful.
At Carl Law we can sit down with you to discuss whether a guardianship (or conservatorship) is necessary. What your responsibilities will be and what is expected of you. We can also handle the legal issues (filing pleadings, setting hearings, etc.) while you do what is most important, care for your loved one.