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Guardianship & Conservatorship Lawyer in Chesapeake

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When a person is unable to handle their own personal or financial affairs, the court may appoint a guardian and/or a conservator to make decisions on behalf of the incapacitated person. Although this can be a necessary and often beneficial step, M. Rogers & Associates understands that you may have questions or concerns. Our Chesapeake guardianship and conservatorship lawyers have extensive experience, and we can help you establish plans for the future that fit you and your family's unique needs. We can also serve as guardian ad litem for both children and incapacitated adults. Contact us to learn more about how we can help you.

Do you have questions about establishing guardianship or conservatorship? Call M. Rogers & Associates, a Chesapeake family law firm, at (757) 828-0195.

Attorney Mandy Rogers Is a Certified Guardian Ad Litem

At M. Rogers & Associates, we are committed advocates for vulnerable and incapacitated individuals. We have an excellent reputation with the courts and other attorneys, and we can help you protect the best interests of your loved ones. Attorney Mandy Rogers can serve as a guardian ad litem, and our Chesapeake guardianship and conservatorship lawyers can help you with initial petitions, modifications to existing guardianship or conservatorship orders, and appeals. We believe in providing superior legal representation with compassion and respect.

Guardianship vs. Conservatorship in VA: Which Do I Need?

Legal guardianship in Virginia can refer to guardianship and conservatorship. A guardian handles an incapacitated person’s personal affairs, while a conservator handles their financial affairs. In both cases, the guardianship and conservatorship aim to protect vulnerable individuals. The guardian and conservator are often, but not necessarily, the same person.

The courts may appoint a guardian or conservator many circumstances, including:

  • A child with a disability turns 18
  • An elderly individual is no longer able to care for herself
  • An adult is suffering from a condition like Alzheimer’s or dementia
  • An individual has suffered a severe stroke, brain injury, or is in a coma
  • An individual is dealing with mental health issues that render them unable to care for himself
  • An adult has been deemed legally incapacitated

Before appointing a guardian or conservator, the courts must determine to what extent the individual can understand their situation, including their financial and health situation, and whether or not the individual can express their wishes regarding their case. If it is determined that they cannot do these things, a guardian or conservator may be appointed. Let our Chesapeake family law attorneys help.

To discuss your guardianship and conservatorship needs, call (757) 828-0195 for a free consultation. You can also contact our firm online.

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