Rock Island County contested guardianship attorneys fight aggressively for you and your family's rights. We are your advocates in your contested guardianship or guardianship litigation cases and handle each case with the goal of ensuring the most favorable outcome for you and your family.
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Rock Island County contested guardianship attorney Kevin O'Flaherty discusses what happens at Rock Island County adult guardianship hearings.
In this article, our Rock Island County guardianship litigation attorneys discuss how adult guardianship hearings in Rock Island County occur. We discuss disputed guardianship matters, how courts determine whom to name as guardian, as well as the different types of guardianship that Rock Island County courts have the power to order.
Rock Island County guardianship litigation attorney Kevin O'Flaherty discusses appointing a guardian and the powers and responsibilities a guardian possesses.
In this article, our Rock Island County contested guardianship attorneys explain the powers and duties of a guardian in Rock Island County adult guardianship cases. We discuss the "substituted judgement" rule, which gives a guardian permission to make judgement on behalf of a disabled adult. This article also discusses how "substituted judgement" affects the decisions guardian's make that are based on the disabled adult's moral, philosophical, or religious beliefs.
Guardianship litigation attorney Kevin O'Flaherty discusses what is necessary to file a petition for guardianship in Rock Island County.
To become a guardian in Rock Island County, a petition needs to be created to become the guardian of the disabled adult who is unfit to make decisions on their own behalf. There are a number of things required to file the petition including:
If another person is also seeking to claim guardianship over the same individual, it is very possible that this could become a contested guardianship matter. These types of litigation matters require an experienced and skilled attorney for a successful resolution to the matter.