Our Winnebago County contested guardianship attorneys will aggressively fight for your and your family's rights throughout guardianship litigation. Our experienced guardianship litigation attorneys will do everything necessary to ensure you and your loved ones are protected by the law and receive a favorable resolution in your matter.
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In this article, our Winnebago County contested guardianship attorneys explain what happens at an Illinois adult guardianship hearing. We outline how Winnebago County courts determine who to name as guardian, as well as the different types of guardianship that courts can order.
Winnebago 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.
What are the powers and duties of a Guardian of the Person? In this article, our Winnebago County guardianship attorneys discuss what a Guardian of the Person is, what legal powers they have, 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.