When Is Mental Health And Guardianship Litigation Necessary?
When a person lacks capacity to make their own medical and/or financial decisions and they do not have estate planning documents in place nominating persons to make said decisions for them, a petition to determine incapacity, contemporaneously with a petition for the appointment of a guardian over the person, must be filed in probate court for a judge to determine capacity and appoint a guardian, should one need to be appointed.
Guardianship law is complex. At the Horton Law Group, we can offer you solid legal advice, stellar legal representation, and zealous advocacy throughout these proceedings. Guardianship litigation is also expensive and time consuming, so it is important to make sure you retain counsel who is knowledgeable in the law. The Horton Law Group, P.A litigates all areas of Mental Health and Guardianship law, including but not limited to:
- Determination of capacity litigation
- Objections to capacity
- Emergency temporary guardian litigation
- Plenary guardian litigation
- Limited guardian litigation
- Objections to the appointment of a guardian
- Fraud litigation
- Financial Exploitation of An Elder or Disabled Person
- Domestic Violence
- Restoration of Rights of the Ward
- Estate Planning
We Help You Plan For The Worst-Case Scenario
While the best option is to ensure that your loved ones have their estate plans in order, sometimes this is not the case. If we can, the easiest solution would be to create a solid estate plan for your loved one. If this is not possible due to lack of capacity, we will prepare the required papers and file suit. We zealously represent our clients to achieve the best possible solutions in a cost efficient and timely manner.
At the Horton Law Group, we treat our clients like family. We are actively involved in the community, and we maintain professional relationships with our clients long after their cases are resolved. We are confident that you will be happy with your decision to hire the Horton Law Group to represent you during this difficult time. Please contact the Horton Law Group, P.A. at 561-299-0018 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a free 30-minute consultation with a qualified member of our team.