California Guardianship Blog And News2020-05-14T15:05:40-07:00

Types of Guardianship for Minors in California

When establishing guardianship for minors in California, it is important to understand the different options available and how each affects the legal rights of all parties. Read on to learn more about informal and legal guardianship, how to obtain each, and how A People's Choice can help.

Do I Need to Hire an Attorney?

Hiring an attorney for a routine legal matter can cost you thousands of dollars of unnecessary costs. Luckily, A People's Choice has over 30 years of experience assisting clients with divorce, probate, adoption, and a plethora of legal proceedings. Read on to learn more about how you can hire an experienced registered legal document assistant and avoid hiring a costly attorney.

Should You Use DIY Legal Websites?

What do you do when you need the services of the court, but you know you cannot afford a lawyer? Your first step is probably a Google search about your legal issue. You will probably find several DIY legal websites in your search results. While these sites can give you information, there is no substitute for professional expertise in preparing legal documents. The most efficient and affordable way to get your legal documents prepared professionally is to have a legal document assistant prepare them for you.

How California COVID-19 is Changing California Court Services

COVID-19 has undoubtedly interrupted life in America. This disruption has seeped into everyday processes that many of us have taken for granted - including our court and judicial systems. This article will keep you up-to-date about how California COVID-19 is changing California Court services, including daily changes to Californa court procedures, holidays, and court closures.

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What are the Forms to File Guardianship in California?

Filing for guardianship of a minor in California is just a matter of submitting the proper forms, but there are a lot of them, and you must fill them out thoroughly and accurately. Keep in mind, every guardianship case is different. It is possible to complete the forms to file guardianship without hiring a lawyer, but they are complicated, and if you make mistakes, it will significantly delay the process. Your best option is to have a registered legal document assistant to prepare the guardianship forms for you.

Temporary and Permanent Guardianship in California

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.

How to Resolve Mistakes Made by a Court Clerk

Sometimes, even the court system makes simple mistakes. Unfortunately, mistakes made by a court clerk, for example, can create serious difficulties. For example, receiving a $100,000 award in a judgment, but finding the clerk accidentally wrote in "$10,000" instead. How devastating! How can you fix this "slip of the pen" and receive the award to which you are entitled? Attempting to resolve mistakes made by a court clerk should be simple, but many people find it harder than they expect. A People's Choice can help you get those errors corrected in a swift, timely fashion.

Steps to Get Guardianship in California

There are times that parents may be unable to take care of their child(ren). It may be necessary for a relative or other adult to step in. To take responsibility for the child, a non-parent must take steps to get guardianship in California. Guardianship does not necessarily mean the parent is doing something wrong. There are many reasons another adult may need to get guardianship of a minor.

How to Get Legal Guardianship for a Child 

When one or both parents cannot care for their children, legal guardianship for a child may be necessary. Unlike adoption, legal guardianship of a child does not sever the parental relationship, it only suspends it. Once a parent can care for the child, the court can end the legal guardianship.

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