Guardianship is a legal relationship in which one person receives the court-appointed authority to make medical or financial decisions for another person. A guardianship can become necessary when a child with special needs turns 18 years old or if an adult loses the capacity to make personal decisions due to dementia, stroke, mental illness, accident or other challenges.
The attorneys at Coates, Coates & Coates, P.A. have experience serving as attorneys for petitioners seeking appointment as a guardian, as well as experience as court-appointed counsel for alleged disabled persons. The decision to move forward with a guardianship proceeding can be difficult but necessary. Allow the attorneys at Coates, Coates & Coates, P.A. to simplify the process by assisting you with your guardianship request. Contact one of our attorneys today for a complimentary consultation.