Guardianship transfers the legal decision-making ability of an individual who is incapable of making sound decision to another individual (the guardian). The spirit of guardianship law is to protect the vulnerable. Guardians may be appointed for adults and minors. Guardianship as we know it originated in English common law. As you know, English law is … Continue reading More About Legal Guardianship
Most people don't think about the legal work that goes into setting up a guardianship for their own children should something ever happen to them. Maybe its because most people don't want to think about these things. But it happens. Single parents with an estranged spouse should definitely be more aware of these matters. A … Continue reading Guardianship of Your Child Should You Ever Become Incapacitated
Guardianship is a legal process used to protect persons who are unable to care for their own well-being due to infancy, disability or incapacity. The need for guardianship is clear in the following circumstances: When a parent or parents(s) are unable to care for a child or children. When an adult is incapacitated, a guardian … Continue reading Who Can be a Guardian in the State of Florida?
It certainly isn't rare to find grandparents that are the legal guardians of their grandchildren. But there are many reasons why they end up being the guardians. It could be due to any one of a bunch of factors including death of parents, disability of parents, absence of parents or termination of parental rights. If … Continue reading Grandparents as Legal Guardians of Grandchildren