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O'Flaherty Law of Sangamon County

901 S. 2nd St., Ste. 102 Springfield, IL 62704

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Hours: 9 am - 7 pm Monday - Friday 11 am - 3pm Saturday 11 am - 2 pm Sunday

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Sangamon County Adult Guardianship Hearings

In this article, our Sangamon County contested guardianship attorneys explain what happens at a Sangamon County adult guardianship hearing. The process outlines how courts determine whom to name as guardian and the different types of guardianship that courts can order.  Sangamon 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 supplemental article: The Illinois Adult Guardianship Process Explained.

Read the full article on Sangamon County contested guardianship hearings by our Sangamon County guardianship litigation lawyers.

In this video, Sangamon County Guardianship attorney Kevin O'Flaherty discusses what happens during a Sangamon County guardianship hearing.

Powers and Duties of a Guardian in Sangamon County

What are the powers and duties of a Guardian of the Person? In this article, our Sangamon County guardianship attorneys discuss what a Guardian of the Person is, what they can do 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.

Read the full article by our Sangamon County guardianship litigation attorneys on the powers and duties of Sangamon County guardians.

In this video, Sangamon County guardianship attorney Kevin O'Flaherty details the powers and duties of guardians in Sangamon County.

Petitioning for Adult Guardianship in Sangamon County

In this article, our Sangamon County Guardianship lawyers discuss the process of guardianship from the petition to what happens during Sangamon County guardianship proceedings. We explain that adult guardianship proceedings are cases where an individual is appointed to be responsible for the care and management of an adult who is mentally incompetent, and that to initiate an adult guardianship proceeding in Sangamon County, the person seeking to be guardian must file a Petition for Guardianship with the appropriate court.

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

In this video, Sangamon County guardianship attorney Kevin O'Flaherty details the powers and duties of guardians in Sangamon County.

Our Sangamon County guardianship litigation lawyers are happy to meet with you in Sangamon County, Will County, McHenry County, Kane County, Kendall County, Grundy County, Kankakee County, Dekalb County, LaSalle County, at our offices in Chicago, Downers Grove, Elmhurst, Naperville, Lake in the Hills, Tinley Park, St. Charles or any other location convenient to you.

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