Case Number: 2022-017914 (Pending Placement)

After falling and breaking his hip, a 72 year-old man is currently in the care of a hospital. He is also experiencing kidney failure and is currently on dialysis. His wife is petitioning for guardianship due to his ongoing health concerns and his additional diagnosis of dementia. Their bills have become past due and are continuing to pile up which could have a detrimental impact on both of their lives. This protected person is in need of an attorney to represent him in the guardianship proceedings. Next Hearing(s): No upcoming hearing; Petition denied at Citation Hearing on 01/17/23 because physician certificate not filed. 

Case Number: 2023-000762 (Pending Placement)

The step-dad of an 11-year-old and a 13-year-old is petitioning for guardianship of them because their mother was arrested for domestic battery against one of the children and had not registered them for school. The mother is currently experiencing a mental health crisis and struggling with alcohol addiction. The petitioner is their current caregiver. He registered them for school and ensures they attend doctor’s appointments and other activities. The two minors are in need of someone to represent their legal rights and desires in the guardianship proceedings. Next Hearing(s): Citation Hearing on 3/23/2023 at 9:30 am in Department F.