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Guardianship

How to Start a Case for Guardianship of a Disabled Adult in Illinois | Medical Reports in Guardianship Cases Explained

How to File a Guardianship Petition in Illinois

In this article, we will explain how to start a case for guardianship of an adult in Illinois and explain medical reports in guardianship cases.   We will first look at the initial filing the petitioner will make with the probate court, and then take an in-depth look at the medical report. This will include who is to prepare and sign the report, the main criteria that must be included, and how the court will scrutinize and make its decision based on the report.  Finally we will discuss service of summons and what happens after the guardianship case is filed.

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How to Challenge a Guardianship | Illinois Contested Guardianships

How to Challenge the Guardianship of a Minor

In this article, we explain how to challenge and revoke an existing guardianship in Illinois.  In the case of both minor guardianship and the guardianship of an incapacitated adult, the guardianship arrangement can be challenged and revoked under Illinois law. Guardianship is a court-appointed order, and therefore requires a court order to modify or terminate the guardianship appointment.  We will discuss in detail the process for challenging guardianship of a minor and challenging the guardianship of an incapacitated adult.

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When Does a Guardianship End in Illinois?

What Happens if a Guardian Dies?

In this article we will explain the different ways that a guardianship can end in Illinois.  Since guardianship is a court-appointed order, only an order from a court can end or modify an existing guardianship. However, there are instances when a guardianship may end without court involvement. We will explain what happens if a guardian dies, what happens to a guardianship if the ward dies, what happens if a guardian resigns, “when does a guardianship of a minor end?”, and “how can guardianship of an incapacitated adult end?

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