In the State of Maryland, the process of obtaining legal guardianship is fairly straightforward. However, it can be a long and detailed process. If you have a loved one who is unable to care and make decisions for themselves, you will likely need to go through this process if they do not already have a valid Power of Attorney nor an Advanced Health Care Directive in place. If the vulnerable individual does not have these tools in place, in order to get the legal authority to act on their behalf you must obtain a court order granting you guardianship of the person and/or the property. Take a look at the graphic below for a snapshot of the legal guardianship process. To learn more about this process, contact our office to discuss this.
When you are ready, reach out to The Tyra Law Firm for help. We are here to help you and your family navigate through this difficult time. Give our office a call to get started.