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Assisting With Questions Related To Guardianship Proceedings

There are some situations where parents may be struggling in their ability to care for their child or children. The decisions they have made have placed everyone at risk, and there may be concern for the future well-being of the child. In these matters, outside individuals may ask the court to be appointed as a guardian of the child, in order to improve the child's chances of making it through these challenges in a positive place.

These proceedings, called guardianships, can be extremely emotional family law cases. The lawyers at San Joaquin Family Law have handled a number of guardianships for minor children. Having seen the impact of these proceedings from both sides, we understand the steps to take to help you achieve the end result that you are requesting.

Practical Representation Throughout Your Case

Whether you are looking to be appointed as a guardian to your stepchildren, looking to protect a child that is being abused or neglected, or wishing to contest a guardianship, our attorneys can explain the potential options that are available to you.

During our initial consultation, we ask questions about the situation so that we can give you honest advice. We ask what you hope to accomplish, and provide you with a realistic assessment of your chances of success. We do not simply tell our clients what they want to hear. These are important issues, and it is necessary for us to be straightforward with you so you know exactly what to expect.

There are a host of different issues that accompany guardianship of minors cases in California, and it is necessary for you to have a complete picture before you decide the appropriate action to take. Do not make any decisions in your case before talking with our attorneys.

Schedule Your Free Consultation

To talk to one of our lawyers about your guardianship case, please call our office at 209-478-2700 or send us an email for your free half-hour consultation. We are located conveniently in downtown Stockton, one block away from the courthouse.