Buffalo Guardianship Attorneys — 20 found

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  1. Buffalo Guardianship Law Attorney Linda Stravalaci Grear

    Linda Grear Pro

    Linda Stravalaci Grear is Chair of HoganWillig's Estate Planning Elder Law Department. She practices in areas of probate estates, estate planning, trusts, and guardianship law. Mrs.... more
    Licensed for 21 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

    716-748-6575
  2. Buffalo Guardianship Law Attorney Sharon Stern Gerstman

    Sharon Gerstman

    Buffalo, NY Guardianship Law Attorney
    Licensed for 35 years - $225-$275/hour
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
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    10.0

  3. Buffalo Guardianship Law Attorney Peter John Fiorella III

    Peter Fiorella Pro

    Do you need help with guardianship appointment questions? Fiorella & Schwind can help you.
    Licensed for 22 years - 60 Min Free Consultation
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

    716-565-1880
  4. Buffalo Guardianship Law Attorney Stephen R. Silverstein

    Stephen Silverstein

    Mr. Silverstein has concentrated his practice in the areas of estates and elder law for over 20 years. He is a former bank trust officer, where he handled administration of estates,... more
    Licensed for 35 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    7.6

  5. Buffalo Guardianship Law Attorney Jay Charles Pletcher

    Jay Pletcher

    Buffalo, NY Guardianship Law Attorney
    Licensed for 20 years - $225-$305/hour
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
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    8.4

  6. Buffalo Guardianship Law Attorney Daniel Kevin Comerford

    Daniel Comerford

    Mr. Comerford joined The Tarantino Law Firm (formerly Brown & Tarantino) in 2010. Mr. Comerford’s professional memberships include the Erie County Bar Association, New York State Bar... more
    Licensed for 6 years - 45 Min Free Consultation
    AVVO
    RATING

    7.4

  7. Buffalo Guardianship Law Attorney Helen J. Ferraro-Zaffram

    Helen Ferraro-Zaffram

    Buffalo, NY Guardianship Law Attorney
    Licensed for 27 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    6.5

  8. Buffalo Guardianship Law Attorney Arthur Harold Ackerhalt

    Arthur Ackerhalt

    Buffalo, NY Guardianship Law Attorney
    Licensed for 42 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    7.4

  9. Buffalo Guardianship Law Attorney Brenda Ann Mattar

    Brenda Mattar

    Buffalo, NY Guardianship Law Attorney
    Licensed for 23 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    6.6

  10. Buffalo Guardianship Law Attorney Richard A. Grimm

    Richard Grimm

    Buffalo, NY Guardianship Law Attorney
    Licensed for 29 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    6.7

Guardianship

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.