Having a Baby Changes Everything: Guardianship Considerations For Parents Creating Wills

Having a Baby Changes Everything: Guardianship Considerations For Parents Creating Wills

JDSupra:  “Once couples have children, they are eager to get a plan in place for who will take guardianship of their children. Having children and not having a will or a selected guardian means parents are left to worry about what would happen in the event of their untimely death. For example, if both parents die, leaving no will, and minor children, any money the parents had will pass to the children. For children under the age of 18, the court would then need to supervise any money the children inherit in a conservatorship. This involves an attorney filing to have someone be appointed a conservator, and the conservator having to work with the court to manage the money, including the court having to approve any expenditures for the child.

By |2018-07-09T12:40:26+00:00July 12th, 2018|

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