I have been practicing family law for 20 years; first in Missouri and now here. I... more
I have been practicing family law for 20 years; first in Missouri and now here. I offer a free consultation and I usually can determine what needs to be done from that consultation. While I have had clients who managed to file actions on their own, I strongly recommend that you find an attorney to go to court with you. I try to tell my clients the truth about what they can expect to achieve in... view profile
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.