Most of us don’t know what a guardianship is, and that’s normal, until you actually need one, which is usually too late.
What is a guardianship?
A guardianship is a legal proceeding in which a guardian is appointed to exercise the legal rights of an incapacitated person or in the case of a minor who has received funds. A guardian is a surrogate decision-maker appointed by the court to make either personal and/or financial decisions for a minor or for an adult with mental or physical disabilities. After adjudication, the subject of the guardianship is termed a “ward.” Irama Valdes, P.A. assists individuals with three types of Guardianships:
Approval of Minor Settlement
The guardianship process is not an easy one, but with the right tools and representation, this overwhelming event can be something manageable. I have created the Ultimate Guardianship Guide which has helped many of my clients better understand guardianships. As a loyal reader, you have FIRST access to this guide at no cost. Just click on the book image below to download. Happy reading!