Dealing with child-related legal issues can be extremely complicated. But, it is also extremely important; and, when issues arise, parents and other concerned adults must be prepared to do what is necessary to protect the best interests of the children involved. In our experience, one area that tends to be particularly confusing for people is the intersection between guardianship and custody.
If your parent is aging and you are concerned about his or her ability to provide self-care now or in the future, it is important to evaluate the options that you have available. You want to ensure that your parent is able to live as comfortably as possible while also maintaining as much autonomy as possible, but you also […]
For many of us, as our parents age, there comes a time when we need to begin thinking about helping them manage their financial affairs. Whether due to dementia or other factors, if a parent is no longer able to make sound decisions and manage his or her own finances, then someone else will need to step in and act on his or her behalf. If […]