Guardianship Law durham nc

Filing for Guardianship


Guardianship provides a way to protect a person who is incapable of caring for himself and/or his financial affairs when other methods such as health care powers of attorney, living wills, durable financial powers of attorney, trust funds, etc. have not been arranged or have otherwise proven not to be helpful.

We provide the following guardianship services:

  • Establishing guardianship for disabled adults or minor children
  • Changing the guardian or the type of guardianship
  • Restoring incompetent adults to competency
  • Preparing powers of attorney
  • Providing guardianship defense
  • Establishing ancillary guardianship to manage a ward's property
  • Acting as the Resident Process Agent for out of state guardians