care of minor children in the worst of times

Providing for the physical and financial care of minor children in the worst of times

Gabriel Katzner - December 7, 2020 - Estate Planning

Miguel, a nurse, and Sara, a doctor, are parents of three minor children. They are both employed by a local hospital, and both work in the emergency room. As frontline workers in a pandemic, COVID-19 has made them face fears that most parents consider their worst nightmare, leaving their children without parents.  They are meeting […]

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I’ve Been Named as a Guardian. What Do I Do Now?

Gabriel Katzner - September 7, 2020 - Guardianship

A guardian is someone who cares for a person who needs special protection, often a minor child. Parents can nominate a guardian in their will, but a court usually confirms and appoints the guardian after both parents have passed away. If the parents are still alive but are very ill or unable to care for […]

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Choosing a Guardian for Yourself

Gabriel Katzner - May 30, 2019 - Guardianship

As estate planning experts, we often talk to clients about choosing guardians for family members in the event these family members can’t care for themselves. If your child is left without parents, she’ll need a guardian. If your parents can’t manage their care, they may need a guardian. But what about you? What will happen […]

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