My journey to the practice of law was not linear. I enjoyed a wonderful career in... more
My journey to the practice of law was not linear. I enjoyed a wonderful career in higher education before deciding to enter the practice of law. Those myriad "real world" experiences and interactions with a range of people and situations have given me the ability to creatively address client concerns. Also, typical of an educator, I care deeply that my clients understand their legal issues and ... 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.