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4 Steps for Adopting Your Ward

2022-06-28T14:29:40-07:00June 28th, 2022|Adoption, California Law, Child Custody, Family Law, Guardianship|

Becoming a guardian is an admirable thing to do. Guardianship protects children but does not strip away the rights of the biological parents. In other words, once the parents are again able to provide the child a safe environment, the child may return to them safely. However, there may be occasions when the biological parents [...]

Relocating To a New State as a Guardian or Custodian of a Child

2022-05-24T13:29:59-07:00May 24th, 2022|California Law, Child Custody, Custody, Family Law, Guardianship|

People change, jobs change, environments change. When you have children, these changes can become complicated and stressful, especially if it means moving a child out of state. Whether you have custody or guardianship over a child, if another parent or family member is still in the picture, moving with a child can become complicated, especially [...]

Guardianships vs Conservatorships in California and Arizona

2022-04-26T15:06:35-07:00April 26th, 2022|Arizona Law, California Law, Conservatorship, Family Law, Guardianship|

When someone is mentally or physically incapacitated, they may not be able to perform tasks necessary to live. When this happens, family members or friends may have the right to become a guardian or a conservator and take legal responsibility for performing personal and financial tasks for them. Which one, guardianship or conservatorship, is right [...]

Britney Spears Conservatorship Abuse

2021-07-27T11:54:25-07:00July 27th, 2021|California Law, Conservatorship, Custody, Guardianship, Pop Culture|

On the surface, Britney Spears is a successful entertainer worth nearly sixty million dollars. A flourishing music career and a seemingly upbeat public persona would indicate she’s living a healthy life. However, as evidenced by Britney’s outcry to end her father’s conservatorship, her life behind-the-scenes is a lot darker than we’ve been led to believe. [...]

Guardianship — An Overview

2020-02-25T18:51:29-08:00February 25th, 2020|Child Custody, Custody, Family Law, Guardianship|

Guardianship may seem easy to understand on the surface, but there is a lot more to it than you might realize. Firstly, guardianship is not the same as adoption. Where adoptions give the guardian permanent parental rights over a child, guardianship is temporary and does not normally remove all parental rights from biological parents. Secondly, [...]