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Adult Guardianship

Talk to a compassionate adult guardianship attorney in Lafayette, Indiana.

Need to make a major decision for your family? Our kind, professional team will help with everything that comes with granting adult guardianship.
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Here’s what you can expect from our adult guardianship services.

When we start with a phone consultation, an attorney will take the time to fully understand your adult guardianship situation. Once we know how we can help, we’ll meet with you to start an effective plan of action.

Learn what guardianship means for you and your family.

What is a guardianship?

A guardianship is a legal tool that allows a person or entity to make healthcare, financial, or other decisions for someone who is unable to make decisions for himself or herself due to an illness, injury, or disability.

Examples include: someone who is in a coma, someone who is mentally disabled, someone who has Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia, someone who has had a stroke, or someone who has suffered a brain injury.

Do I want to be a guardian?

Being a guardian enables you to be absolutely sure your loved one is being well looked after. However, it's also a huge responsibility. As a guardian, you are an officer of the court, and you must give regular reports to the judge.

Being a guardian is also a long-term commitment. It lasts for the rest of the ward's life, unless the court appoints someone else to take your place. You do not want to take on this responsibility unless you are absolutely sure you can do the job.

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Our attorneys can walk you through the adult guardianship process.