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Downers Grove Contested Guardianship Attorneys | Guardianship Litigation Lawyers Downers Grove, IL

Our Downers Grove guardianship attorneys have the experience necessary to advocate for you in your contested guardianship or guardianship litigation case. We are proud of our affordable rates so you can get the peace of mind you deserve.

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O'Flaherty Law of Downers Grove

5002 Main St, Ste. 201
Downers Grove
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5002 Main St, Ste. 201 Downers Grove, IL 60515

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105 Jackson Avenue, Ste. 4b Naperville, IL 60540

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​110 E. Schiller Street, Ste. 220B ​Elmhurst, IL 60126

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Lake in the Hills

8411 Pyott Road, Ste. 107, ​Lake in the Hills, IL 60156

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Tinley Park

​16557 Oak Park Avenue, Ste. B, Tinley Park, IL 60477

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St. Charles

210 S Fifth St, Ste. 107B, St. Charles, IL 60174

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Kevin O'Flaherty oversees all legal matters and is actively involved in making sure every client's case, big or small, is handled with excellence and attention to detail. He is available to contact through phone and email and his rates are available upon request.

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Downers Grove Adult Guardianship Hearings Explained

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In this episode of Learn About Law, our Downers Grove contested guardianship attorney discusses what happens at Illinois adult guardianship hearings.

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In this article, our Downers Grove guardianship litigation attorneys cover what happens at the hearings for adult guardianship cases in Illinois. We cover disputed guardianship, how courts determine whom to name as guardian, and the different types of guardianship that Illinois courts have the power to order.

Read the full article on adult guardianship hearings by our Downers Grove contested guardianship lawyers.

Powers and Duties of a Guardian in Downers Grove Adult Guardianship Cases

In this Learn About Law video, Kevin O'Flaherty discusses how a guardian is appointed and what powers and responsibilities that person has.

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In this article, our Downers Grove contested guardianship attorneys discuss the powers and duties of a guardian in Illinois adult guardianship cases. The article outlines the "substituted judgement" rule and how it affects the guardian's decisions based on the disabled adult's moral, philosophical, or religious beliefs. The guardian should also keep "substituted judgement" in mind when making medical decisions or any other decisions the court deem necessary.

Read the full article by our Downers Grove guardianship litigation attorneys.

How to Petition for Adult Guardianship in Downers Grove

This Learn About Law podcast & videoblog covers what you may need to file a petition for guardianship.

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If you'd like to petition to become the guardian of a disabled adult who is unfit to make decisions, there are certain things you need to file the petition.

You should include some of the following in the petition:

  • The reason that guardianship is being sought;
  • The names and addresses of any current guardian or agents appointed in the respondent’s healthcare or financial powers of attorney;
  • The name and addresses of the spouse, adult children, parents, and adult siblings of the respondent.  If none of these are living, then the nearest adult relatives of the respondent should be listed.
  • The name address of the person or institution with which the respondent is currently residing.
  • The approximate value of the respondent’s assets.
  • The expected annual income of the respondent.  

To find out more about what you'd need to file a petition for adult guardianship, read the full article by our Downers Grove disputed guardianship attorneys.

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