Guardianship for Minors

Guardianship of a minor is a legal process where a court appoints a guardian for a child under the age of 18 to make decisions on their behalf and/or manage their financial affairs. A minor needs a guardian of the person when the minor has no living parents, when the parents cannot be found, or when the parents are unable or unwilling to care for the minor. A minor needs a guardian of the estate when he or she has, or is about to receive, significant money or property. We assist with all aspects of guardianship for a minor, from deciding whether guardianship is necessary, to the court appointment process, to ongoing representation of a guardian.

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