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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.

Temporary Guardianship in California: Options for Minor Children

Are you considering your options for temporary guardianship of a minor child in California? Here are just a few of the options available to you. Once you've decided which route to take, be sure to contact A People's Choice for assistance completing and filing your legal documents!

How to Petition for Visitation in Guardianship Cases

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.

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.

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.

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.

Alternatives to Guardianship in California

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.

By |January 18th, 2018|Categories: Guardianship|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Alternatives to Guardianship in California


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