Guardianship Lawyer in Salt Lake City
Backed by More Than 28 Years of In-Depth Experience
A guardianship is used for a minor or an adult who is either mentally or physically incapacitated. The court will appoint a guardian to serve as a de facto parent for the minor or adult. Notice is required to be a guardian for an adult. Generally, the court will want to obtain some information about the minor or adult as to the nature and status of the incapacity.
You can apply for guardianship of:
- Older adults who are currently, or will soon be, mentally or physically disabled.
- Children who have reached 18 years of age, and have physical or metal disabilities.
- Children whose parents are unfit to care for them, have abandoned them, or have died.
What Is the Guardianship Procedure in Utah?
The procedure for guardianships can be found in Utah Code Section 75-5-101, 201, and 301, as well as their subparts. Detailed information about the guardianship procedure can be found at Section 303.
In becoming the guardian of a child or an adult, you will be able to:
- Maintain their finances and make sure their bills are paid, as well as have authority over their financial decisions.
- Make decisions regarding end-of life-issues, expenses, healthcare, living arrangements, and education.
- Make sure their needs are met.
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For nearly three decades, Ted has been helping his clients achieve their family law goals. As a result, he is deeply familiar with this practice area. The team at Ted Weckel, Attorney at Law can guide you through each stage of the guardianship process as we protect your rights and best interests. No matter how difficult your circumstances may be, we have the experience required to help you find an effective solution. You can count on us to provide you with the individualized advocacy you need and deserve.
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Having been a member of the bar since 1991, Ted has expertise in divorce, child custody, or alimony modification is needed to protect your rights and quality of life. Judges and opposing attorneys in Utah are more persuaded by a lawyer who exhibits knowledge of the law, preparation, and respect.Attorney Profile
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As a professional family law attorney in Salt Lake City, Ted is knowledgeable, collaborative and personable. He is a zealous advocate for his clients with a great deal of successful courtroom and mediation experience. We understand that expertise and integrity is key.Client Testimonials
Utah State Bar Member Since 1991
Hundreds of Successful Mediations or Verdicts
Prepares an In-Depth Strategy for Every Case
18 Published Appellate Opinions
6 Years Experience as a Judge Pro Tempore
Nearly Three Decades of Experience