Minor Guardianship: Why You Need a Lawyer For Your Case
Obtaining guardianship over a minor child requires compliance with certain procedures and findings from a court. When a person has guardianship over a child, then they have authority over the custody, care and control of the child. A guardianship provides certain rights and responsibilities. For assistance with minor guardianship cases, contact Attorney Hope Fruchtman and our family dispute law firm in Scottsdale for assistance.
What is required to obtain a minor guardianship?
To obtain legal guardianship over a minor, a petition must be filed with the court and a judge must making certain findings. Notice must be provided to the parents of the child, so as to provide them with an opportunity to participate in the case.
To obtain a guardianship, there must be facts present to demonstrate that the child has been abused, neglected, abandoned or that their living situation is unstable. In short, there must be some facts to justify entry of the guardianship.
A court must also find that a guardianship is in the child’s best interest. A court can consider many factors in making this determination. A Scottsdale AZ family lawyer from Fruchtman Law Firm can help you with the process.
Why do you need a Scottsdale AZ family lawyer for your case?
A family dispute law firm in Scottsdale can assess your situation to determine if a guardianship can be pursued. If your case qualifies, then we can prepare the necessary documentation to obtain guardianship. By working with an experienced attorney, you will improve your chances of receiving guardianship.
An attorney will provide legal advice and representation throughout the case. We will ensure that all procedural and legal requirements are satisfied, so there are no issues during the process.
Attorney Hope Fruchtman and the Fruchtman Law Firm understand what it takes to obtain minor guardianship in Arizona. Contact us to learn how we can help.