All You Should Know Before Filing Petition for Guardian

Sometimes adults need help taking care of themselves and making decisions. Michigan law allows a judge to appoint a “guardian” of an adult in certain situations where help is needed. The Probate Pro has produced this video to better understand these issues.   A court-appointed guardian can make decisions for the person who needs [...]

2020-11-23T10:02:43-05:00Monday, November 23, 2020|Guardian, guardianship|0 Comments

Basic Facts on Guardianships

At some point, there’s going to be a chance that someone you know and love (or even you, yourself) can no longer make critical choices. How you arrived at this situation is irrelevant. What matters now is how you can help that person, or yourself, in a situation like this. Guardianships are a way to [...]

2020-09-02T11:51:30-04:00Wednesday, September 2, 2020|guardianship|0 Comments

Annual Report of Guardian, Explained

As a guardian, you are responsible for many obligations on behalf of the ward. The yearly timeline of a guardianship opens with the petition to establish a guardianship and concludes with the annual reporting requirement. According to MCL 700.5215 and court rule MCR 5.409, the guardian has 56 days from the anniversary date of the [...]

2020-07-21T12:35:02-04:00Tuesday, July 21, 2020|Guardian, guardianship|0 Comments

Filing Letters for Guardianship the Right Way

One of the most emotionally tolling processes in probate is the guardianship process. The goal is for the court to enter an order which makes you or someone else a guardian. In order to do this though, you’ll need to file a petition. What you’ll need to file as part of the petition is a [...]

2020-02-26T09:53:13-05:00Friday, January 31, 2020|guardianship|0 Comments

How to File for a Guardianship or Conservatorship

A loved one has lost the ability to make critical life and financial decisions on their own. Because of this, they are in need of a guardianship or conservatorship. How does one take the proper steps to assure that a conservator or guardian is appointed? Darren Findling of The Probate Pro will go over the [...]

2020-01-23T10:30:42-05:00Thursday, January 23, 2020|conservatorship, guardianship|0 Comments

How to Fill a Petition for Guardianship

An individual has become incapacitated and is in need of your help but you have no authority to act. Because of this, you must file a petition for appointment of guardianship over the incapacitated individual. The problem though is that you don’t have any idea as to how you file a petition. Let’s go over [...]

2020-01-08T09:45:41-05:00Wednesday, January 8, 2020|guardianship|0 Comments

Michigan’s Do-Not-Resuscitate Procedure Act FAQ

What Is A Do-Not-Resuscitate Order?  Some people don't want any special efforts made to prolong their life.  Many people don't want to be revived after their heart and breathing stop.  Under Michigan law, people may choose to sign something called a do-not-resuscitate order or DNR. This instructs health care professionals not to revive them after their heart and breathing [...]

2019-11-04T09:07:44-05:00Monday, November 4, 2019|Guardian, guardianship|0 Comments
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