Temporary guardianship only lasts a certain period of time, usually no longer than 6 months. If the child still needs a guardian after the temporary order expires, you can start the temporary guardianship process again or request permanent guardianship through the court. Once guardianship is granted by the Probate Court, it remains in effect until the minor turns 18 or until a request to end the guardianship is granted. Guardianship of minor children allows a person to make decisions on behalf of children.
Under guardianship, control is transferred from a biological or adoptive parent to another person on a temporary or permanent basis. In general, the guardian of the child is appointed in the event of the disability, disability, or death of the legal parent. A guardian cannot involuntarily place a child in a mental health treatment center under probate guardianship. A People's Choice can help you prepare and file the necessary forms to establish a guardianship for minors in California.
The court may grant the petition or may determine that there are insufficient grounds to establish a guardianship. Once the parent has died, the relative will most likely have to seek legal guardianship through the court, which, of course, would require an investigation. When interested parties receive notice, they have the opportunity to challenge their application for guardianship of the child. I would present them with a formal notarized withdrawal or termination document that terminates the informal guardianship and collect them.
Hello, My husband and I have a residence in California and we would like to obtain legal guardianship of my niece who lives in Mexico. In most cases, the court hearing takes place between 60 and 90 days after you file your petition for guardianship. Hello Sandy, two years ago to this day my little girl's grandparents applied for guardianship. To establish legal guardianship for minors in California, a person must file a guardianship case in the county where the child lives.