Our Rock Island County contested guardianship attorneys will aggressively fight for you and your family's rights. We are here to be your advocates in contested guardianship or guardianship litigation cases. We have highly skilled guardianship litigation attorneys that will do everything necessary to ensure the most favorable outcome to your matter.
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Rock Island County Guardianship Litigation Attorney
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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.
Our Rock Island County Guardianship attorneys explain what happens at a Rock Island County adult guardianship hearing. This includes how courts determine whom to name as guardian as well as the different types of guardianship that are typically ordered by courts. Rock Island County court hearings on adult guardianship determine whether to appoint a guardian for a mentally incompetent adult. For some foundational knowledge about the adult guardianship process, check out our article: The Illinois Adult Guardianship Process Explained.
What are the powers and duties of a Guardian of the Person?
This article discusses responsibilities that fall on the Guardian of a Person. Our Rock Island County Guardianship attorneys discuss what a Guardian of the Person is, what their responsibilities are and how to become one. A guardian of the person is someone appointed by the court to make non-financial decisions on behalf of a disabled or mentally incompetent adult.
The powers of a guardian of the person are very broad and subject to the review of the guardianship court which can override the guardian’s decisions if the court finds that they are not in the disabled adult’s best interests.