Posts Categorized: Adoption / Guardianship

Adopting a child is big responsibility, so government authorities like to make sure that the people who are granted permission to adopt are responsible people. For that reason, there is a formal application process that you need to go through, and in general it is strongly recommended to have a lawyer to help you with…

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Guardianship in California When a child’s parents are in circumstances where they are unable to adequately care for a child, a court may appoint a guardian who may be responsible for the care of the child, overseeing the child’s estate, or both. A guardian may be appointed during a divorce or at any point that…

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Keeping Wills Updated

Keeping Wills Updated Many people are aware of the importance of setting up an initial will or trust so that their loved ones will be cared for and their property distributed according to their wishes upon their passing. However, this is only an important first step in taking responsibility for your family and finances when…

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Divorce and Adoption When considering issues such as child custody and visitation rights, divorcing parents can become invested in their rights as well as what they believe is best for their children. Parents of adopted children may face even more complex legal issues when going through a divorce. If you or someone you love is…

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A California appeals court has made an order that is letting a woman keep the young child that she is adopting in California instead of returning her to Ohio, where her father lives. The 45-year-old woman has granted that the 2-year-old girl can stay with the woman although her biological father is in Ohio and…

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