Guardianships are available to give adults a chance to take care of children whose parents are unable to take care of the kids themselves. In some situations, a biological parent may abuse drugs or alcohol and be unfit to act as parents. In other situations, a single parent may be leaving soon to serve our county.

Regardless of the situation, it is important for children to have adults who will take care of them, and a guardianships make that possible when the biological parents do not. Whether you are seeking a temporary order or a permanent order, it is imperative to work with a family law attorney who can guide you through the legal process properly. At Carbone Law, we have over two decades of handling guardianship cases and can provided excellent legal assistance in your family law matter.

Guardianships for Relatives

As family members, you love the children in your extended family and want to do what you can to help raise them correctly. Whether you are a grandparent, aunt, uncle or another relative, you may feel compelled to step in when you don’t think the biological parent is providing for the child.

If Child Protective Services (CPS) takes away your grandchild, niece or nephew, you may be able to get temporary orders. In those situations, we work with clients to prove the biological parent is not fit to be a parent, make sure we have reasonable proof, and determine how quickly action needs to be taken. We also help clients notify the appropriate relatives about the guardianship.

Guardianships take a great deal of precise work and it is important to have an attorney that know how to complete the process correctly to insure the best outcome for you and your love ones. Call us today at 661-631-1216 or click here to set up a consultation.