At some point in your life, you may notice a role-reversal occurring with you and a parent. Where your parent once cared for you and ensured your safety and well-being, you now find yourself doing those things for your parent. You may even reach the point where you are concerned that your parent is no longer capable of safely caring for himself/herself. It may be time to consider becoming your parent’s Guardian – but how do you know for sure that guardianship is the answer? A Fargo elder law … [Read more...] about How Do I Know If My Parent Needs a Guardian?
Guardianship in Minnesota
Watching a parent’s physical and/or mental health deteriorate as they age can be extremely difficult for an adult child. As much as you may want to preserve your parent’s independence, there may come a point at which you believe you need to step in and petition for guardianship to protect your parent. During the guardianship process, the court will likely assign a Guardian Ad Litem. For those who are unfamiliar with the concept, a Grand Forks elder law attorney at German Law Group explains the … [Read more...] about What Does a Guardian Ad Litem Do In a Guardianship Proceeding?
Watching an elderly loved one succumb to physical and/or mental deterioration can be heart-breaking. At some point, it may become clear that your loved one cannot safely care for himself/herself. The idea of petitioning for guardianship, however, bothers you because it feels like you are taking away your loved one’s independence. To help put your mind at ease, a Fargo elder law attorney at German Law Group explains how a senior may actually benefit from a guardianship. What Is an Adult … [Read more...] about How Might a Senior Benefit from a Guardianship or Conservatorship?
If you are an adult child, one of the most painful moments in your lifetime will be when you realize your mother or father is no longer able to safely care for himself/herself. Whether the cause is physical injury, Alzheimer’s, or the natural aging process, the result is the same. It may be time to consider guardianship. If you have never been a guardian before, you probably know very little about the guardianship process. Given the highly personal nature of the guardianship process, no two … [Read more...] about The Guardianship Process
What is a Guardianship in Minnesota? from Raymond German If the court was convinced, a guardian would be appointed to act on behalf of the incapacitated adult. Learn more about Guardianship in Minnesota in this presentation. … [Read more...] about What is a Guardianship in Minnesota?
Alzheimer's disease is the leading cause of mental incapacitation among seniors in the United States. According to statistics provided by the Alzheimer's Association, one out of every eight seniors is an Alzheimer's sufferer. Topics covered in this report include: Alzheimer's Disease Adult Guardianship Preventing a Guardianship Click here to read the whole article or download the PDF. … [Read more...] about Free Report: What is a Guardianship in Minnesota?