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What Is Guardianship and Conservatorship? An Explanation in Plain English

By |2023-05-12T06:49:50-07:00Family Law, Probate|

Guardianships and conservatorships exist to help people who can't always help themselves. However, unlike other states, California defines guardianship and conservatorship as two completely different arrangements. Both have to do with caring for someone who can't care for themselves, but they have separate meanings and applications. So, what is guardianship and conservatorship in the [...]

Conservatorship vs Guardianship in California: Which Is Right for Me?

By |2023-05-12T06:51:10-07:00California Courts, Family Law, Probate|

Most people have no idea what conservatorship or guardianship is, let alone the difference between the two. And for good reason! These two words can mean completely different things depending on which state you live in. For example, California and Texas have totally separate interpretations of guardianships. This makes the conservatorship vs guardianship question a [...]

How to Petition for Visitation in Guardianship Cases

By |2020-08-05T08:45:58-07:00Family Law|

Parents and grandparents who have trouble visiting their children or grandchildren may choose to petition the court for visitation rights. Usually, unless a parent is abusive or threatening to a child, the court will grant the parent visiting rights. Also, there are specific circumstances under which grandparents may be granted these rights. Read on to learn more about guardianship visitation rights and how a legal document assistant can help with the process.

Temporary and Permanent Guardianship in California

By |2019-08-01T11:29:54-07:00Family Law|

When parents are unable to care for their children, the court may appoint a guardian for those minors. Temporary and permanent guardianship represent two options. Requesting the right type of guardianship plays a significant role in the success of a case. In some situations, however, you may not need to get a court-appointed guardianship. California offers informal guardianship solutions for short-term guardianship needs. Here's what you need to know about temporary and permanent guardianship in California.

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Alternatives to Guardianship in California

By |2018-05-31T11:23:36-07:00Family Law|

Guardianship allows a non-parent to make decisions and care for a minor legally. There are circumstances, however, when the formal court appointment of a guardian may not be necessary. What are the available quick and inexpensive alternatives to guardianship in California? Here's what you need to know.

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Guardianship Document Pricing

By |2021-02-08T17:19:24-08:00

Pricing for Guardianship Document Preparation One of the most important questions when considering getting professional help for legal document preparation service much is it going to cost? All of the services offered by A People's Choice are quoted on a flat fee. This fee includes preparing the standard paperwork as [...]

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By |2020-10-02T16:09:42-07:00

Guardianship in California The purpose of filing a guardianship in California, is to obtain a court order that legally establishes an adult who is responsible for a minor child. A guardianship is not filed for an adult who cannot take care of themselves (see Conservatorships). Guardianship in California is the court [...]

What’s a Conservatorship of the Estate in California?

By |2023-05-12T06:40:42-07:00August 10th, 2022|California Courts, Estate Planning, Family Law, Probate|

It happens every day: while driving on a highway, someone gets into a ghastly accident and sustains an injury. The accident impairs their cognitive and physical ability, and they can no longer oversee their estates and finances. What happens if, God forbid, this person is your spouse or relative? You may decide you need [...]