Trust & Probate Litigation Attorney

55. What if there is an immediate need for a guardianship?

You must still file a Petition for Guardianship. Then you can file an Ex Parte Petition for Temporary Guardianship. This is usually only granted for real emergencies, such as if the minor needs immediate medical treatment. The temporary guardianship will only be in...

56. How long does a guardianship last?

If a guardianship is established, then it will remain in effect either until the minor reaches the age of 18 or until the probate court grants a Petition to Terminate Guardianship.