Guardianships of Elderly and Vulnerable Adults
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Guardianship is the legal process by which the court appoints one or more individuals to manage the person and/or property of a person who is unable to care for his- or herself and/or unable to manage his or her property. The guardianship attorneys at Andalman & Flynn are well-versed in the detailed procedures for commencing legal proceedings or negotiations, drafting relevant documents, providing required notices, preparing to present necessary evidence, managing court hearings, managing property, meeting annual reporting requirements, and protecting due process and other rights. Whether we’re pursuing, defending, managing, or terminating the guardianship of an adult or crafting less restrictive alternatives, our attorneys will work with you to secure results that are respectful of each individual’s needs and each family’s circumstances.
We’re here to guide you through every facet of adult guardianship matters.
Our experienced guardianship lawyers provide a comprehensive array of services, including:
- Representing hospitals, nursing homes, and other care providers seeking the appointment of a guardian for an adult person alleged to be under a disability
- Representing adult persons alleged to be under a disability in navigating the litigation or alternative dispute resolution processes
- Representing family members, friends, and other interested persons in legal proceedings regarding the appointment of a guardian for an adult person alleged to be under a disability
- Serving as court-appointed guardians of adult persons found to be under a disability and judiciously exercising our fiduciary duty
- Serving as court-appointed guardians of the property for adult persons found to be under a disability and responsibly exercising our fiduciary duty
- Representing family members, friends, and other interested persons in alternative dispute resolution processes to resolve outstanding issues related to adult guardianship matters
- Drafting less restrictive alternatives, including powers of attorney and similar directives, and assisting with related estate planning
When you need help obtaining, defending, managing or terminating an adult guardianship matter, you can rely on our knowledgeable and compassionate attorneys. Please contact us today to schedule a consultation.
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