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Are you hoping to obtain guardianship of a child? If so, now is the right time to speak to a Murrieta attorney. An attorney from our team can advise you of your rights, inform you of your legal options and also guide you through the legal process as you set out to obtain legal guardianship.
State Specifics on Guardianship
In the state of California, guardianship applies to adults who are seeking legal authority and responsibility for children. In cases involving children and people seeking guardianship will request to have legal responsibility for children until they reach 18. Usually, guardians are appointed when children's biological parents are dealing with a terminal illness, are deceased or are incapable of providing for their children due to mental or physical reasons.
Legally, there are three types of guardianship that people may seek: guardian of the person, guardian of the estate and guardian of the person and the estate. Once people have successfully obtained guardianship of a person and/or an estate, they will assume full responsibility for making important choices. Additionally, people will be responsible for providing and taking care of small children when they have been given guardianship by the family courts.
Securing Legal Experience on Your Side
If you are thinking about pursuing guardianship in Murrieta, it is very important that you are aware of your rights and responsibilities as a future guardian. Additionally, you need to be aware of the alternatives to guardianship as well as the legal process surrounding this complicated family law matter. In order to become knowledgeable and prepared, we strongly encourage you to work with our team of Murrieta guardianship attorneys who will do everything possible to help you obtain the outcome you desire.
Contact a Murrieta guardianship lawyer from the legal team to assist you in seeking guardianship.