Guardianship Book for California, The
Become a legal guardian and make the biggest difference in a child's life!
Thousands of children in California need legal guardians because their parents have died, abandoned them, or are otherwise unable to care for them. The Guardianship Book for California provides the step-by-step instructions caring adults need to obtain a legal guardianship -- without paying a lawyer.
Learn how to:
decide whether to obtain a legal guardianship
find out if you are eligible to enroll a minor in school and make medical decisions without becoming a legal guardian
use alternate forms if a legal guardianship is not practical
obtain a guardianship for finances or for personal and physical care of a minor, or both
prepare, file and have guardianship papers served
appear before a judge
obtain a temporary guardianship in an urgent situation
deal with institutions and agencies -- with or without a guardianship -- schools, medical facilities, insurance companies, public assistance agencies, and more
end a guardianship
The 8th edition is completely updated with the latest laws, and includes all the necessary forms and instructions for becoming a legal guardian in California. Nolo has dozens of products created just for California residents.
- 2011 David Brown and Nolo
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