It Yourself Guardianship
Guardianship is a precise legal procedure. It can be
for a minor child or it can be for some other person incapable of caring for themselves. Still there is guardianship in a state
program where you can become the guardian for someone you don't even know. This kit gives you a background on the
subject-together with a simple procedure with a power of attorney form which is enclosed.
there are two types of guardianship;
(1) Temporary- A
temporary guardianship can be arranged in a private agreement between
the parties, usually with a Power of Attorney authorizing the guardian
to handle the affairs of the person, including medical needs.
(2) Permanent- A
permanent guardianship is more complex and requires the recording of a
A petition must first be filed with the court together with a
request for hearing on the petition.
If the guardianship is mutually agreed upon by all parties
involved, it is usually pretty simple.
If there is disagreement among the parties then the issues
become more complex.
A sample petition is contained in the kit.
Since permanent guardianship is more complex, it is suggested
if you handle the case yourself without a lawyer, you should visit the
nearest law library and look in the trial lawyers handbook.
There you will find instructions on how to proceed required by
your own state or residence.
Follow the forms style for the petition, complete that and file
it with your District Court of jurisdiction.
Filing fee will vary according to your state.
The Guardianship kit contains a overview of the basic
information to give you a good understanding concerning guardianship
and what is required.
Several narrative pages to help you understand the different
types of guardianship
Power of Attorney for temporary guardianship
Petition for permanent guardianship
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