Modesto Guardianship Lawyers — 2 found

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  1. Modesto Guardianship Law Attorney Bernie Johannes Kempen

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    Certified Family Law Specialist* *CA State Bar Board of Legal Specialization
    Licensed for 22 years - 30 Min Free Consultation


  2. Modesto Guardianship Law Attorney Joyce Marsha Gandelman

    Joyce Gandelman

    Modesto, CA Guardianship Law Attorney
    Licensed for 11 years
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When a person is too young to make decisions or is incapacitated and can no longer care for their own interests, guardian law allows the court to appoint someone to make legal and welfare decisions for them. A legal guardian may be appointed as a limited decision-maker or an all-purpose decision-maker. For example, children whose parents are divorcing often have limited legal guardians help decide custody issues. Nursing home residents may need a general legal guardian to make all their welfare decisions for them. Guardianship lawyers advise you about the appropriate legal guardianship for your particular circumstances. They also help with guardianship forms and other legal paperwork, and represent the guardian once one is appointed.