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Folsom Guardianship Attorneys

Lawyers Probate Guardianships & Juvenile Dependency Court Guardianships in Sacramento County

Whether you are petitioning to become a child’s guardian or seeking to dissolve an existing guardianship, we can inform you of your rights, walk you through your options, and assist with the process from start to finish.

There are different types of guardianships: Probate guardianships and guardianships created in juvenile dependency courts. Our guardianship attorneys in Folsom have the skill and experience to assist you with either type of guardianship.

Facing issues with guardianship in Folsom or the surrounding counties? Call the Law Office of Tiffany L. Andrews, P.C. at (916) 794-4576 or contact us online to schedule a consultation today.

What is Probate Guardianship in California?

A probate guardianship is when a court allows someone other than the child’s parent to obtain custody of the child, manage the child’s property, or both.

Custody of the child - Probate court may order guardianship, or custody, of a child if it is deemed convenient and necessary.

The child's estate - The court is also able to order guardianship of the child’s estate in certain situations. This would allow a guardian to manage the child's property.

Guardianship of the person - A probate guardianship of the person is typically set up because a child is living with an adult who is not the child’s parent, and the adult needs a court order to make decisions on the child’s behalf.

Probate guardianship mainly allows a guardian to make these decisions on a child's behalf:

  • Enroll the child in school
  • Obtain medical care
  • Make necessary legal decisions for the child

Guardianships in Juvenile Dependency Court

Guardianships can also be created in juvenile dependency courts. Taking guardianship over a child is a selfless and caring act. When a child becomes a dependent of the court, a caring individual may step in and petition for guardianship. Our guardianship attorneys in Folsom can walk you through the process and help you fight for a favorable outcome.

Seek Guidance from the Law Office of Tiffany L. Andrews, P.C.

Understanding your rights in the care of the child you are a guardian for is very important. If you are involved in legal issues related to your guardianship, you’ll want to understand how to best represent yourself.

Before you take that step, know how the law in California affects guardians and what options you might have while dealing with a custody, visitation, or support dispute.

Other areas where we can help you include:

  • Establishing a guardianship
  • Gaining a temporary or emergency guardianship
  • Ending or dissolving a guardianship
  • Opposing a guardianship that someone else has filed
  • Adult conservatorships

Contact our legal team online or by calling (916) 794-4576 to discuss your guardianship case. We proudly serve all families in Folsom county and the surrounding areas.

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