Guardianship

How does this work?

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You fill out our simple questionnaire (see below) to provide us the information we need to prepare your documents.  Once we receive the completed questionnaire and payment, we will have your documents ready for your review in 7 - 10 days (often sooner).

What is E-filing?

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 People Paralegal is subscribed with Odyssey File and Serve enabling us to electronically file your documents for you once you are 100% satisfied with them.  You may never even need to go to the courthouse! (no additional fee for this service)

We save you money

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We understand the strain filing for guardianship may have on your pocketbook, and that is why we offer affordable, compassionate, flat-rate document preparation services.  No hidden fees.  

Guardianship

 

 A guardian is a person appointed by a court to manage the affairs of a person who is incapacitated. A guardian may be appointed to manage the financial affairs of a person at significant risk of harm because of a demonstrated inability to adequately manage property or financial   affairs. A guardian may be appointed to make health care and other non-financial decisions for a person at significant risk of harm because of a demonstrated inability to adequately provide for  nutrition, health, housing or physical safety.

  Establishing a Guardianship, whether it is for a minor child or an adult can be a very complicated process.  People Paralegal understands most people cannot afford the high cost of an attorney to file for guardianship in order to alleviate a pressing family issue.   That is why we prepare your documents for a low, flat-fee.
 


Guardianship of an Adult

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While trying to make the decision to establish guardianship of an elderly,   ill, or disabled parent or spouse can be painful and stressful, our  goal  is to do everything we can to make the actual legal process of establishing guardianship as easy as possible.

Guardianship of a Minor

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When determining whether to represent yourself in a minor guardianship   action, you must first determine whether your case will be contested or uncontested by the child's biological parents if they are alive.  The most common type of minor guardianship occurs usually by a child's grandparents when the child's biological parents are unable to carry  out  their parental responsibilities.  We prepare Minor Guardianship documents for self-represented persons so long as at least one of the parents will consent to the guardianship.  If both parents object to  the  guardianship then you may need to proceed with an attorney.

  ​* These services are available for ALL counties in the state Oregon and may be completed entirely on-line via email and telephone appoints when requested to discuss our services.

 

Download a questionnaire
 

For  your convenience, you can download a questionnaire and fill it out  in  the comfort of your own home with no obligation or payment. 
 

Once  the questionnaire is complete, you can  save it to your computer and email it to us and we will send you an  invoice to complete the credit card payment via a secure server.
 

Download a fillable questionnaire with no obligation or payment until you are ready to have us complete your documents.


Adult Guardianship Questionnaires:


Minor Guardianship Questionnaires:
 

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