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Establishing Guardianship

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According to state law, a guardian is a person who is legally responsible for someone else under the age of 18 years in order to oversee his or her legal, financial, and personal affairs. A guardian may also oversee an adult who is unable to manage his or her affairs due to incapacitation or old age. No matter the age, a guardian must act in the minor's or adult's best interests at all times.

Call our firm today at (812) 496-3071. We are ready to assist you every step of the way.

Guardianship issues can be difficult to understand which is why it is vital to retain our experienced Evansville family law attorneys at Biesecker Dutkanych & Macer, LLC to help navigate through the legal nuances of your case. Our firm works directly with clients to help prepare him or her for the responsibilities and demands of guardianship.

There are several types of guardianships that our Evansville family lawyers have dealt with including:

  • A temporary guardian – Appointed during an emergency, a temporary guardianship lasts no more than 60 days.
  • A limited guardian – A limited guardian oversees only court-determined specific areas of the ward's life.
  • A guardian of the person – The guardian in this case has physical custody of the ward and provides for his or her every day needs including food, clothing, shelter, education, medical treatment, and more.
  • A guardian of the estate – A guardian of the estate manages financial assets in order to pay taxes, debts, or deposit funds into the ward's account.

Our firm serves families in and around Vanderburgh County and Warrick County, including Evansville, Newburgh, Chandler, and Boonville.

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No matter how complicated your family situation may be, our Evansville family law firm is ready to serve you. Call us at your convenience at (812) 496-3071 to schedule a free case evaluation over the phone. Thanks to our firm's small size and our combined 20+ years of family law experience, we provide each client with the quality and personalized attention that he or she deserves.

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