New York Guardianship Attorney
Do you need to temporarily forfeit decision making powers over your child? For example, if you are a parent who needs to temporarily relocate for work, a guardianship may allow your teenage child wants to stay behind because of school and other obligations. At the Law Office of Sarah E. Rakov, P.C., I help individuals establish guardianships for minors or individuals with special needs. Contact me, Ulster and Dutchess County guardian lawyer, Sarah Rakov, for a free initial phone consultation.
What a Guardianship is For
A guardianship may be granted when it is in the best interests of the child. There does not need to be extraordinary circumstances. A guardianship is typically granted to an individual who has a long standing relationship with the child. A person who has been award a guardianship over a child becomes responsible for the support of the child and is granted decision making power over matters involving the child.
As a Kingston, New York family lawyer with more than 10 years of experience, I understand the complex legal issues involved in creating a guardianship. Although a guardianship is often created with the consent of the parent, guardianships can also be awarded after a parent has abandoned their child.
Whether you need to establish a guardianship for your child or for the child you are caring for, my family law office can assist you. Contact New York guardianship attorney, Sarah Rakov today for a free initial phone consultation.
Sarah E. Rakov, P.C.
12 John Street Kingston, NY 12401-3810
T: 845-339-3492 F: 845-339-3493