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Disability Rights and Resources

Disability Rights and Resources

Often, people with disabilities struggle to gain independence from a guardian or a limiting type of living situation. Well-meaning family and friends may make the situation worse by thinking they know what is best for a disabled adult. Because we all deserve our...
Legal Guardianship Answers

Legal Guardianship Answers

As a legal guardian, you are responsible for the care of another. If the person is an adult, these needs include day-to-day, healthcare needs, and financial or home responsibilities. Often, when an adult becomes disabled somehow, a judge appoints a legal guardian to...
What is a Guardian Ad Litem?

What is a Guardian Ad Litem?

If someone you love needs help to care for themselves, a court often must appoint a guardian. However, before the court can appoint a permanent guardian, it appoints a “guardian ad litem,” usually an attorney, to represent the interests of the individual. This...
How To Get Guardianship Of A Parent

How To Get Guardianship Of A Parent

The majority of seniors do not have plans in place for their long-term care. Therefore, it is up to children or other relatives to make decisions about their financial, physical, and emotional well-being should they become unable to care for themselves. Once you learn...