Guardianships

Providing Protection For Vulnerable Adults, Disabled Adults, And Minors

A guardianship addresses two important aspects of a person's life: Guardianship of an estate deals with a person's finances and other responsibilities, while guardianship of a person deals with the care of the subject's personal needs and personal care.

Guardianships are necessary when an adult is at risk for exploitation or self-neglect and there is no other way of assuring his or her safety. Guardianships are handled in the probate courts of Ohio.

You may have questions about how to set up a guardianship for a loved one. I can answer them.

Ensuring Proper Management Of Assets And Property

I am Cleveland attorney Dorothea J. Kingsbury. As an estate planning and elder law attorney, I help families protect their loved ones using guardianships, facilitating proper management of their assets and property. My clients include:

  • The children and grandchildren of elderly adults
  • Parents with disabled adult children who have reached the age of 18, or who may be approaching the age of 18
  • Guardianships for minors who need to be looked after in the absence of their parents
  • Family members who have questions about how to set up or change guardianship documents
  • Individuals who need advice about trusts

Talk To A Cleveland Guardianship Lawyer About Your Situation

Contact me for advice about your needs and your family's concerns. I can explain whether a guardianship may or may not be necessary in your case.