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What is a foreign guardian?

Guardianship is a legal matter that is determined by state law. The guardianship process takes place where the potential ward, or person needing a guardian, resides. The Court gives authority Read More

Is Guardianship the Answer? Part II - Elderly with Limitations

Old age brings many casualties - reason, clarity, sanity, and independence, among others. When you observe your elderly loved one struggling to care for their needs, health, or finances you want Read More

Is a guardianship needed even if there is a Power of Attorney?

Especially as people age, it is common for them to have estate planning done by an attorney that includes a Power of Attorney. A Power of Attorney authorizes someone to Read More

Can a guardian change a will?

Can a court appointed guardian change the Ward's will? A guardian has a legal, or fiduciary duty, to act in the best interest of the Ward. A Ward has already Read More

No Power of Attorney? What now?

I recently received the following email from a client: "Attorney Lehn, my father had a stroke and is in the hospital. The doctor says that he will now need long Read More

Guardianship Responsibilities

What are your responsibilities as guardian? Generally the duties of being a guardian are to oversee the welfare and safety of the person under guardianship, and to attend to the financial Read More

Guardianship Responsibilities

What are your responsibilities as guardian? Generally the duties of being a guardian are to oversee the welfare and safety of the person under guardianship, and to attend to the financial Read More

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