Many clients come to us asking if they can get a temporary guardianship without court approval.
In short, yes, you can get temporary guardianship without court attendance.
This article will tell you how.
And it’s going to give you a free temporary guardianship form.
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Let’s dig in.
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You’re wondering how to get temporary guardianship without court.
To get temporary guardianship without court, you need to:
If the child is older than 14 years old, they can sign the temporary guardianship form.
You only need one parent’s signature if the other parent has:
If all the above criteria apply, you can get temporary guardianship without court approval.
The temporary guardianship goes into effect on the date that all required parties sign the agreement.
The temporary guardianship agreement automatically ends 6 months after the agreement gets signed.
If guardianship is still needed after 6 months, the parents can:
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In the event of an emergency, it allows that adult to make important medical decisions for the child.
A temporary guardianship is responsible for making decisions for the child.
And for handling situations with the child’s school.
Let’s talk about how to get temporary guardianship of a child.
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To get temporary guardianship of a child, you have to file a temporary guardianship form with the local probate court.
The temporary guardianship form must be filed:
The petition for temporary guardianship of a child must include:
You will also have to have the parents sign and notarize the temporary guardianship form.
So, how long does temporary guardianship last?
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Temporary guardianship lasts for 6 months.
The temporary guardianship form will expire after 6 months from the date it gets signed.
If you want temporary guardianship to last a different amount of time, you can specify that in the temporary guardianship form.
Let’s talk about how to terminate temporary guardianship.
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To terminate temporary guardianship, fill out a petition to terminate temporary guardianship.
Then, file the petition to terminate temporary guardianship at your local probate court.
If you don’t file a petition to terminate temporary guardianship, it will automatically end if:
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Giving guardianship of your children to another person can be risky.
When we walk you through setting up a temporary guardianship, we can help:
If you have children, then it is important to ensure that they are safe and well taken care of.
When you cannot take care of your children yourself, who should be in charge?
You might not always agree with their decisions.
There is no way to be 100% certain that the person you have chosen as your child’s guardian will do everything right.
No one can know how they will act in every situation, especially if it comes down to a life-or-death decision.
Temporary guardianship gives you peace of mind.
You know that there is someone else who can care for your kids while you’re not around.
This ensures that those important decisions are being made by people with the same values and beliefs about what’s best for them.
To get help with your temporary guardianship, fill out the form below.