Adult Guardianship & Conservatorship Attorney | Winter Park
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. Attorney Aubrey Harry Ducker Jr. 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. Attorney Aubrey Harry Ducker Jr. always pursues his clients’ goals to the fullest. He believe in a straightforward approach with consistent communication throughout.
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.