Guardianship is the management of affairs of a person who has been judged unable to manage his or her own affairs. Becoming someone’s guardian is a huge responsibility that brings many challenges. The Seattle guardianship attorneys at Aiken, St. Louis & Siljeg examine your case to determine whether establishing legal guardianship is recommended in your situation. A guardian may only be appointed if the court is convinced, after a hearing, that a guardian is needed. People who object to having a guardian are entitled to have their objections considered at a hearing. It is recommended that they hire a Seattle guardianship attorney to represent their interests.
Our Attorneys represent parties in all phases of a guardianship, including Petitioners and alleged incapacitated person in an initial guardianship Petitions, certified Professional and lay guardians in guardianship administration and contested guardianships. If you are concerned about a loved one’s ability to manage his or her own affairs, contact a Seattle guardianship lawyer. The knowledgeable attorneys at Aiken, St. Louis & Siljeg will examine your options and help you determine whether establishing guardianship is the best course of action. We also advise and represent individuals who object to the appointment of a guardian. Call us today at 206 624 2650 to schedule a confidential consultation.