Adult Guardianship & Conservatorship Attorney | Orlando
What happens when someone gets sick or injured, goes into a coma, or otherwise loses their mental capacity to make informed decisions? This is when they may greatly benefit from a guardianship. A guardian is normally a family member or trusted friend of the individual who can take over legal decision-making. These are decisions related to the person’s financial affairs, medical care, and everyday living arrangements. The process of becoming a legal guardian is complex. This process needs to be handled by an experienced Orlando adult guardianship & conservatorship attorney. Aubrey Law’s attorneys routinely assist clients with all of the following:
- Establishing adult guardianships
- Fighting the establishment of an adult guardianship
- Contesting adult guardian’s decisions regarding the ward
An adult guardianship as a “last resort” because of the massive loss of individual rights that are involved in guardianship. If you wish to set up an adult guardianship, we strongly urge you to seek legal help. The process is complex and challenging because so much is at stake. The help of an attorney will be invaluable. At Aubrey Law, our lawyers always pursue our clients’ goals to the fullest. We believe in a straightforward approach with consistent communication throughout.
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Legal Assistance for Various Types of Guardian Cases
It is important to choose the proper type of guardianship for your specific case. You should work with an attorney who has a broad range of knowledge regarding adult guardianships and conservatorships. Our law offices are experienced with all of the following types of cases:
- Guardianships and Conservatorships — Whether the adult is suffering from dementia, Alzheimer’s or another mental disorder, or they are in a coma or are otherwise unable to make decisions for themselves, a guardianship or conservatorship is necessary.
- Guardian Advocates — A guardian advocate may be necessary for someone with a developmental disorder to help them with day to day objectives and a variety of tasks.
- Guardian Ad Litem — A guardian ad litem gives a child in a custody or court case a voice to be heard.
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Treating Clients with the Compassion and Respect that they Deserve
Throughout our many years of experience, we have recognized the stress and difficulties that families and individuals go through during a guardianship case. It’s not easy for one to give up their rights on finances or health care. The process causes emotions to run high.
Contact Us for Help
There are numerous reasons to seek adult guardianship. Elder financial abuse affects millions every year. Most abusers are not strangers. With recent advancements in medical care, and the rapidly-landscape of health insurance, medical decisions may be too complex for elderly or disabled adults to comprehend. It is important to first discuss your options with an experienced Orlando adult guardianship and conservatorship attorney with Aubrey Law today.
Has a loved on recently fallen ill and unable to make informed decisions? Not sure how to proceed? If you are seeking legal representation contact Sperling Ducker PLC, Attorneys and Counselors at Law. Call us at 407-645-3297 or send us a send us a message. Visit our Winter Park and Orlando office. Sperling Ducker PLLC serves Altamonte Springs, Longwood, Maitland, Orlando, Oviedo, Winter Garden, Winter Park and Winter Springs and surrounding areas.