Self-Paced E-Learning

Lesson 3 - How to Become Someone's Guardian

“How To Become Someone’s Guardian" reviews the process of becoming guardian of an adult from petition to decree in Massachusetts. For learners living outside Massachusetts, the information will still be useful because it describes general facts about navigating the petition and court hearing procedures.
This 30-minute lesson is narrated by “Greta” a case story family guardian. Her insights and notes help clarify a complex legal process.
At the end of this action-packed training, you will know about the documentation needed to petition for guardianship and what the court requires before a hearing date will be scheduled. You will get a peek at what happens during the hearing, and suggestions for the paperwork to keep handy once your guardianship has begun.
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  • How to Become Someone's Guardian 2023
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