I stay in tune with the needs of Whatcom County citizens by volunteering quarterly... more
I stay in tune with the needs of Whatcom County citizens by volunteering quarterly at the LAW Advocate's Street Law and Eviction Clinic Legal Aid programs. I volunteer for Whatcom Hospice by visiting terminally ill patients and I volunteer as a Mediator at the Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center . I currently serve on the boards of the Northwest ... view profile
I graduated from the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington, with a... more
I graduated from the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington, with a bachelors degree in Marketing and management. My Law degree is from the University of Puget Sound Law School (now Seattle University). I have over 28 years of experience and my current, primary areas of practice include Family Law and Bankruptcy.
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.