The law has a system for choosing the conservator. It gives preference to the person at the top of the list, then moves down: Spouse, adult child, parent, and sibling. Any other person the law says is okay public guardian if the person closest to the top of the list does not want to be conservator, s/he can nominate someone else.
Our will package includes: a Will, General Power of Attorney, Health Care Directive, HIPAA Waiver.
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 guardianship is when the Court appoints an adult who is not the child’s parent to take care of the child or the child’s property. www.caparalegalservices.com
Our office provides along with the trust: a will, general power of attorney, health care directive, and a HIPAA authorization and waiver. To find out more about what is provided, you can contact our office at 559-323-9400.
If the person who died did not have any property to transfer, probate may not be necessary. Usually the deceased person’s relatives open a probate if they feel necessary however a probate may be opened by any interested person.
No, you cannot serve documents in your own case. Anyone over the age of eighteen (18) who is not a party to the action can serve papers on the other side.