A will doesn’t mean your heirs avoid probate. They still need to go through the court system to have the will reviewed and confirmed as valid.
A will is a legal document that expresses a person’s wishes as to how their property is to be distributed after their death and as to which person is to manage the property until its final distribution. However, this does not avoid probate.
No, here are some differences: Parents still have parental rights. They can have reasonable contact with the child. The Court can end a guardianship if the parents become able to take care of the child. Guardians can be supervised by the court. www.caparalegalservices.com
A legal guardianship is a temporary caregiving situation for a child. Unlike guardianship, adoption is not temporary; it’s a permanent decision that legally separates a child from their legal/biological parents.
Our will package includes: a Will, General Power of Attorney, Health Care Directive, HIPAA Waiver.
A trustee takes legal ownership of the assets held by a trust and assumes fiduciary responsibility for managing those assets and carrying out the purposes of the trust.
Without a Will, your estate will be divided in probate court, meaning someone else decides how your estate is divided.