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Does an adult with a legal guardian have the right to see who they want?

For context- there is a family friend who has autism. This man used to live with his father, who was his legal guardian. Upon his father's death, a family member took over taking care of him. This ...
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Decisions as a guardian of a disabled adult

As a guardian of my disabled younger brother, can I make decisions on who has access to meet him with regards to toxic family members causing constant trouble and interference? If so, how can I go ...
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Does filing for guardianship require consent?

A person turned 18 some time ago and his parents haven't started filing for guardianship until now. I've heard that by law if parents haven't filed for guardianship before the child turns 18, the ...
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Can I file a petition for a family law matter myself?

My aunt filed for guardianship of my daughter, I contested it and hired an attorney to represent me. He wanted $1500 and I paid him in full. We went through the hearing that included the most ...
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Child Labor in Entertainment

Why is the entertainment industry exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act? I have no idea how to research this question. edit: I mean, I thought the constitution specifies that laws shall be equally ...
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Conservatorships assigned to person with no property?

Can conservatorships be assigned to a person with no assets? If the person had assets at the time of filing, but not at the hearing date, could it still be assigned?
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How to exclude somebody from being a guardian in a will?

My wife and I are completing our last wills and testaments. We have named 3 guardians for our children in case we pass away (the guardians are in descending order, so the first has priority etc.). We ...
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Taking control of an adult's healthcare

John Smith is over 18 but under 26. He lives with his parents in California. He has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder with possible comorbid psychological disorders. John has been hospitalized ...