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How to Create a California Advanced Healthcare Directive

By |2022-06-21T14:11:52-07:00June 20th, 2022|California Courts, Legal Document Assistants|

No one plans on getting in an accident, but accidents do happen. Are you ready if you become incapacitated and can't make healthcare decisions? Like most people, you probably want as much power over your health care decisions as possible. An advance health care directive can do just that. Now, how to create a California [...]

Can I Adopt My Siblings in California?

By |2022-05-10T07:48:38-07:00May 9th, 2022|Adoption, Family Law, Legal Document Assistants|

If you're an adult with much younger siblings, what happens if your siblings need a better living situation than they currently have? You may wonder, "Can I adopt my siblings in California?" The answer is yes! Not every adoption involves adoption service providers and strangers meeting to hand over a newborn. Under the right circumstances, [...]

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

By |2022-02-02T14:03:55-08:00February 2nd, 2022|California Courts, Conservatorship, Family Law, Guardianship|

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 [...]

Conservatorship of a Minor in California: Everything You Need to Know

By |2022-03-07T09:07:13-08:00December 16th, 2021|Conservatorship|

Life isn't perfect. That's why sometimes, someone may need extra help and require another person to lend a hand. And sometimes, that person is a minor. In some states, that's where the conservatorship of a minor comes in. In California, when an adult is subjected to protective care following incapacitation, we call it "conservatorship." But [...]

5 Celebrities You Didn’t Know Were Adopted

By |2022-01-21T11:34:10-08:00February 18th, 2021|Adoption|

For many people, our chosen family is better than our biological one. And that’s especially true for children and adults who are adopted into good families. It’s no secret there’s a “soft stigma” against adoption. People often question whether it’s possible to love an adopted child like a biological one. Some even perpetuate hateful [...]

Temporary and Permanent Guardianship in California

By |2019-08-01T11:29:54-07:00July 28th, 2019|Guardianship|

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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Our Legal Document Services

By |2020-01-05T10:22:51-08:00May 1st, 2014|

Our California Legal Document Services A People’s Choice is one of California’s leading Registered Legal Document Assistant Services. Our services are specially designed for people who find themselves dealing with California courts or California legal issues and are seeking inexpensive, low-cost or cheap options for professional self-help legal document preparation service and guidance. [...]

Name Change

By |2020-12-28T15:49:56-08:00April 17th, 2014|

How to Change Your Name in California There are two different ways to change your name in California. Sometimes an individual merely starts using a name that is different than their legal name. Although this may be sufficient with unofficial, non-legal matters, most people will find it difficult or impossible to change their name [...]