Top Charleston, SC Guardianship & Conservatorship Lawyers Near You

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    Resnick & Louis, P.C.

    Guardianship & Conservatorship Lawyers | Charleston, SC

    Guardianship & Conservatorship Lawyers | Charleston, SC

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    Sahn Law Firm

    Guardianship & Conservatorship Lawyers | Charleston, SC

    Guardianship & Conservatorship Lawyers | Charleston, SC

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    Evan Guthrie Law Firm

    Guardianship & Conservatorship Lawyers | Charleston, SC

    Guardianship & Conservatorship Lawyers | Charleston, SC

  • Butler Snow

    Guardianship & Conservatorship Lawyers | Charleston, SC

    Guardianship & Conservatorship Lawyers | Charleston, SC

  • Theos Law Firm, LLC

    Guardianship & Conservatorship Lawyers | Charleston, SC

    Guardianship & Conservatorship Lawyers | Charleston, SC

  • Current Law Firm, PA

    Guardianship & Conservatorship Lawyers | Charleston, SC

    Guardianship & Conservatorship Lawyers | Charleston, SC

  • Shannon Jones Law Firm, LLC

    Guardianship & Conservatorship Lawyers | Charleston, SC

    Guardianship & Conservatorship Lawyers | Charleston, SC

  • The Peck Law Firm

    Guardianship & Conservatorship Lawyers | Serving Charleston, SC

    Guardianship & Conservatorship Lawyers | Serving Charleston, SC

  • Stokes Family Law & Mediation LLC

    Guardianship & Conservatorship Lawyers | Charleston, SC

    Guardianship & Conservatorship Lawyers | Charleston, SC

  • Dell Family Law, P.C.

    Guardianship & Conservatorship Lawyers | Charleston, SC

    Guardianship & Conservatorship Lawyers | Charleston, SC

  • Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani, LLP

    Guardianship & Conservatorship Lawyers | Charleston, SC

    Guardianship & Conservatorship Lawyers | Charleston, SC

  • Chris Paton LLC

    Guardianship & Conservatorship Lawyers | Serving Charleston, SC

    Guardianship & Conservatorship Lawyers | Serving Charleston, SC

  • McCoy & Stokes, LLC

    Guardianship & Conservatorship Lawyers | Charleston, SC

    Guardianship & Conservatorship Lawyers | Charleston, SC

  • Melissa F. Brown, LLC

    Guardianship & Conservatorship Lawyers | Serving Charleston, SC

    Guardianship & Conservatorship Lawyers | Serving Charleston, SC

  • Lowcountry Divorce & Family Law

    Guardianship & Conservatorship Lawyers | Serving Charleston, SC

    Guardianship & Conservatorship Lawyers | Serving Charleston, SC

  • Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

    Guardianship & Conservatorship Lawyers | Charleston, SC

    Guardianship & Conservatorship Lawyers | Charleston, SC

  • Templeton Mims & Ward

    Guardianship & Conservatorship Lawyers | Serving Charleston, SC

    Guardianship & Conservatorship Lawyers | Serving Charleston, SC

  • Moore Ingram Johnson & Steele, LLP

    Guardianship & Conservatorship Lawyers | Serving Charleston, SC

    Guardianship & Conservatorship Lawyers | Serving Charleston, SC

  • Ramsdale Law Firm

    Guardianship & Conservatorship Lawyers | Serving Charleston, SC

    Guardianship & Conservatorship Lawyers | Serving Charleston, SC

  • Hall Booth Smith, P.C.

    Guardianship & Conservatorship Lawyers | Serving Charleston, SC

    Guardianship & Conservatorship Lawyers | Serving Charleston, SC

  • Law Office of Paul E. Tinkler

    Guardianship & Conservatorship Lawyers | Charleston, SC

    Guardianship & Conservatorship Lawyers | Charleston, SC

  • Caturano & Caturano, LLC

    Guardianship & Conservatorship Lawyers | Serving Charleston, SC

    Guardianship & Conservatorship Lawyers | Serving Charleston, SC

  • Hart Hyland Shepherd, LLC

    Guardianship & Conservatorship Lawyers | Serving Charleston, SC

    Guardianship & Conservatorship Lawyers | Serving Charleston, SC

  • Kinard & Kinard

    Guardianship & Conservatorship Lawyers | Serving Charleston, SC

    Guardianship & Conservatorship Lawyers | Serving Charleston, SC

Charleston Guardianship & Conservatorship Information

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Have You Been Appointed as a Guardian or Conservator?

If so, you may have questions on how you can safeguard the best interests of the person you will be helping in matters of health and finance. Consult with a Charleston guardianship and conservatorship attorney who can answer all your questions regarding being a guardian or conservator for your loved one.

Legal Concept of Guardianship and Conservatorship

A guardian is a family member, close friend, or other responsible adult who the court appoints to take care of a minor child (the ward) or incompetent adult and manage hat person’s affairs. A conservator also can be a family member, close friend, or other responsible adult who is appointed by a judge to manage the financial affairs and daily life of a person (the conservatee) who is unable to care for him or herself because of illness, old age, or other infirmity.

Best Time to Seek Legal Help

No matter what your legal issue may be, it is always best to seek legal help early in the process. An attorney can help secure what is likely to be the best possible outcome for your situation and avoid both unnecessary complications or errors.

What to Expect from an Initial Consultation

  • Seek to determine whether the attorney can represent you. There is no one-size-fits-all legal solution and it may turn out your needs are better served by an attorney in a different specialization.
  • It’s important to find a legal ally who is both competent in the law and someone you can trust to protect your interests.
  • Discuss how the practice’s billing works and discuss possible additional charges or fees that may arise during or after the resolution of your case.

An attorney consultation should provide you with enough information so that you can make an informed decision on whether to proceed with legal help.

How to Find the Right Attorney

  • Determine the area of law that relates to your issue. Attorneys specialize in specific practice areas around legal issues within the broad field of law.
  • Seek out recommendations from friends, family, and colleagues. A successful attorney or practice will typically have many satisfied clients.
  • Set up consultation appointments to get a better understanding of your case as well as gauge your comfort level with different attorneys. Find the attorney who is the right fit for your needs.

Common legal terms explained

Pro se – This Latin term refers to representing yourself in court instead of hiring professional legal counsel. Pro se representation can occur in either criminal or civil cases.

Statute – Refers to a law created by a legislative body. For example, the laws enacted by Congress are statutes.

Subject matter jurisdiction – Requirement that a particular court have authority to hear the claim based on the specific type of issue brought to the court. For example, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court only has subject matter jurisdiction over bankruptcy filings, therefore it does not have the authority to render binding judgment over other types of cases, such as divorce.

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