In most cases, a child’s parents are responsible for taking care of them. To ensure parents can effectively fulfill their responsibilities, they have the authority to make legal decisions for their child regarding healthcare, contractual agreements, and more. Similarly, the parents or caretakers of an adult who lacks the mental capacity to make their own legal decisions must have the freedom to exercise legal authority on behalf of them.
At Sullivan Law & Associates, we have a proud history of delivering world class legal representation for Orange County families in the promotion of their best interests. Legal guardianship disputes can be incredibly complex and difficult to navigate. With over 40 years of experience, our attorneys can expertly guide you through this process and while protecting your rights and best interests.
Contact Sullivan Law & Associates at (949) 565-2793 today to learn more about how we can promote your legal interests.
Under California law, the court can appoint a legal guardian to make decisions on behalf of minor children and incapacitated adults. Relatives and unrelated parental figures may obtain legal guardianship over a minor child if doing so would be in the child’s best interest. If the grant of guardianship would interfere with the parental rights of the child’s current living parents, the court must determine whether parental custody of the child would be harmful to the child’s safety and well-being.
We can help you navigate through the following guardianship issues:
Legal matters regarding guardianship are very important. Legal guardian status gives a person immense authority regarding the legal rights of another person. Whether you intend on inhabiting a parental role over a child or acting as a caretaker for an adult who is incapacitated, you should consult an experienced guardianship attorney for legal advice. At Sullivan Law & Associates, we have valuable experience representing the legal interests of families throughout Orange County. We are committed to delivering useful legal services to help ensure your legal rights are preserved.