Guardianship Issues

Phoenix Guardianships Attorneys

A guardian is a person who makes decisions on behalf of a ward. A ward can be a child or an adult incapacitated person. A guardian can make medical decisions and other life decisions on behalf of the ward.

Located in Phoenix, and representing clients throughout the Phoenix metro area, the law firm of DeShon Laraye Pullen PLC can assist you with your guardianship matter, including child guardianships and adult guardianships (parents and grandparents).

Child Guardianship Lawyers

We represent many grandparents and stepparents in guardianship proceedings, whether the matter is handled in court or through mediation. We have extensive experience with guardianship issues and can explain the process to you, draft and file a petition, prepare you for a hearing, and represent you in court or mediation.

For more information about child guardianships or to discuss the specifics of your case with an experienced family law attorney, please contact DeShon Laraye Pullen PLC . We also handle stepparent adoptions, grandparent adoptions and third-party domestic adoptions.

Adult Guardianship Lawyers

Adult guardianships are frequently sought when a parent or grandparent becomes incapacitated. An adult guardianship can also be sought when there is a mental health issue. These guardianships are sometimes referred to as mental health guardianships.

In guardianship actions, we can help you properly petition the court. Depending on the facts of your case, you could request a temporary guardianship order or a permanent guardianship order.

For those situations involving mental health issues, we can help compile the appropriate documentation, such as a physician report or investigator report.

For additional information about guardianships or to discuss your particular situation in confidence with one of our family law attorneys, please call us at 602-626-9552 or 800-409-0262, or you can fill out our intake form on our Contact page and one of our attorneys will contact you.