Susanna is a native of Southeast Missouri. After attending the University of Missouri’s School of Law in Columbia, she was admitted to the Missouri Bar in 2008. Directly after law school, Susanna worked as an Assistant Attorney General for the Mis...
Practice areas & skills: Guardianship, Child Custody, Family, Uncontested Divorce, Divorce & Separation
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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.