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Disability Rights and Resources

Disability Rights and Resources

Individuals with disabilities often struggle to gain independence from a guardian or limiting living situation. Well-meaning family may worsen the situation by thinking they know what is best for a disabled adult. However, no matter the type of disability, we each...
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 an attorney to represent the interests of the individual. This attorney guardian ad litem is...
How To Get Guardianship Of A Parent

How To Get Guardianship Of A Parent

If you are a grown child of an aging parent who is starting to show signs of senility or dementia, you may wonder what the next step is. How will you get guardianship of your parent so that they get the care they need going forward? Almost 17% of our population in the...