In our state, the court can appoint a guardian to children under the age of 18. This can be necessary when both parents pass away, or a parent is terminally ill, or in cases in which the child is not being cared for properly and their safety and health are at risk. There are three types of guardianships:
If you need to take legal action regarding guardianship, a Roseville family law attorney from Herrig & Vogt, LLP can assist you. The legal team is familiar with the process and what the court will require in filing a petition. We can also advise you as to the responsibilities that you will bear as a guardian under law.
When a parent is unable to care for their child or children, either through illness, personal issues or other situation, it is necessary for an individual who is concerned with their wellbeing, either a grandparent or other relative, or in some case another individual, to take on the responsibility of caring for them. The parent involved may have selected a specific person or relative for this duty. Parents could also need help in challenging a petition for guardianship when they are accused of being unfit to care for their children. At Herrig & Vogt, LLP, we are extremely well-versed and experienced in guardianship petitions and will assist you to get the issue addressed professionally and quickly.
Preserving your right to visitation may be a matter that is associated with guardianship, and when the best interests of children are involved, our legal team will carefully evaluate every aspect of the situation to ensure that our client's rights with regard to their children are protected. Parental rights must be protected, and the attorney you choose to represent you can have a significant impact on the final outcome with regard to any guardianship matter in court.
Contact a Roseville guardianship attorney from our firm for skilled legal representation.
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