A Guide to Adult Guardianship in Arizona

April 3rd, 2024|

Life throws curveballs, and sometimes, the adults we cherish need our help making crucial decisions. Guardianship is a legal mechanism designed to safeguard the well-being and interests of individuals who cannot take care of themselves [...]

Transferring a Guardianship to Another State

January 27th, 2023|

When we assume guardianship over another, we think about any number of things: how do we manage an addition or a change to our families? How might our changing circumstances affect us emotionally? Financially? What [...]

  • What Happens In A Contested Adult Guardianship

What Happens In A Contested Adult Guardianship?

October 30th, 2021|

Adult guardianship is a legal process by which an adult who has been adjudicated disabled is assigned a legal guardian. Most adult guardianships are uncontested, meaning that all parties agree on the need for guardianship [...]

  • Common Myths About Guardianships

Common Myths About Guardianship

August 31st, 2021|

The recent news of  some high-profile guardianships, also referred to as conservatorships, has led to a lot of hotly contested debates on the topic. Myths abound and often lead to misunderstandings of the guardianship process [...]

  • What Happens In An Adult Guardianship Hearing In Illinois

What Happens At An Adult Guardianship Hearing In Illinois?

August 15th, 2021|

Adult guardianship is a legal process  in which an adult is adjudicated legally disabled  incapacitated by reason of mental disability or illness and the terms of the personal or financial guardianship are set. In an [...]

  • Plenary Guardianship Vs. Limited Guardianship

Plenary Guardianship Vs. Limited Guardianship

March 11th, 2020|

In Illinois,  guardianship of an adult can be a healthy and proactive option for all involved. With that said, it’s important to understand that becoming a legal guardian can be a complex process, with many [...]

  • Guardianship of the Person Vs. Guardianship of the Estate

Guardian of the Person Vs. Guardian of the Estate

February 12th, 2020|

Here in Chicago, understanding the many moving parts that go into legal guardianship can be complicated, and can easily start to become overwhelming — especially if you’re navigating this tricky process for the first time.  [...]