Protected Proceedings, i.e. Guardianships and Conservatorships
Strickler Brennan Catlin understands and respects the sensitive nature of protected proceedings, including guardianships and conservatorships. We advocate for the client to ensure the best possible outcomes for these important life decisions.
Guardianships and conservatorships are legal mechanisms designed to protect the rights and interests of individuals who are unable to make decisions or manage their affairs independently. These proceedings are typically initiated when a person is deemed incapacitated due to age, illness, disability, or other circumstances. At SBC, we recognize the significance of these proceedings and strive to guide our clients through the complexities with professionalism and empathy.
Our team of experienced attorneys is well-versed in the laws governing guardianships and conservatorships. We offer comprehensive legal services, tailored to the unique needs of each client. Whether you are seeking to establish a guardianship or conservatorship, or you are involved in an existing proceeding and require legal guidance, we are here to provide the support you need.
Our services include:
Establishing guardianships for minors: We assist parents or concerned parties in obtaining legal guardianship to ensure the well-being and protection of minors.
Adult guardianships: We represent individuals seeking guardianship over an adult who is unable to manage their personal or financial affairs due to incapacity.
Estate conservatorships: We help clients navigate the process of appointing a conservator to manage the financial affairs and assets of an incapacitated individual.
Personal conservatorships: Our attorneys offer guidance on appointing a conservator to make decisions related to healthcare, living arrangements, and other personal matters for individuals unable to do so independently.
How we can assist you
Initial consultations: We provide confidential consultations to understand your unique circumstances and explain the legal options available to you.
Legal representation: Our attorneys will represent you throughout the entire guardianship or conservatorship process, ensuring your rights and interests are protected.
Document preparation: We handle the preparation and filing of all necessary legal documents, ensuring compliance with relevant laws and regulations.
Court proceedings: We have extensive experience representing clients in court, advocating for their best interests during hearings and proceedings.
Ongoing support: We offer continued support and guidance even after the establishment of guardianships or conservatorships, assisting with any modifications or disputes that may arise.
At SBC, we understand the importance of providing a compassionate and personalized approach to protected proceedings. We are committed to helping families and individuals navigate these complex legal matters with the utmost care and professionalism. Contact our law firm today to schedule a consultation and learn how we can assist you with your guardianship or conservatorship needs.