Hamilton County Guardianship Attorneys — 3 found

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  1. Hamilton County Guardianship Law Attorney Richard Ward Buhrman

    Richard Buhrman

    Client Review: Have known Richard for many years as a trustworthy and knowledgeable lawyer. He's garnished many ...
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    Licensed for 49 years


  2. Hamilton County Guardianship Law Attorney John Richard Buhrman

    John Buhrman Pro

    John was born and raised in Chattanooga. He was active in the Boy Scouts growing up... more
    Licensed for 15 years - $200/hour


  3. Hamilton County Guardianship Law Attorney Martin L. Pierce

    Martin Pierce

    BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH Martin L. Pierce,a native of Memphis, Tennessee, received his... more
    Licensed for 34 years - $125-$350/hour



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.