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Guardianship Book for California: How to Become a Child's Legal Guardian
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Nolo
Publication date March 20, 2009
Pages 368
Binding Paperback
Edition 7
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781413309287
ISBN-10 1413309283
Dimensions 1 by 8.50 by 11.50 in.
Weight 2 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $44.99
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Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: Make a difference in the life of a child-- become a legal guardian!

Thousands of children in California need legal guardians because their parents have died, abandoned them or are otherwise unable to care for them. The Guardianship Book for California provides everything you need to obtain a legal guardianship without a lawyer.

Get the tools you need to:

  • decide whether to obtain a legal guardianship
  • find out if you are eligible to enroll a minor in school and make medical decisions without becoming a legal guardian
  • use alternate forms if a legal guardianship is not practical
  • obtain a guardianship for finances or for personal and physical care of a minor, or both
  • prepare, file and have guardianship papers served
  • appear before a judge
  • obtain a temporary guardianship in an urgent situation
  • deal with institutions and agencies -- with or without a guardianship -- schools, medical facilities, insurance companies, public assistance agencies and more
  • end a guardianship

    The 7th edition is completely updated with the latest laws, and includes all the necessary forms and instructions for becoming a legal guardian in California.

  • Editions
    Book cover for 9781413309287 Book cover for 9781413313604
    8 edition from Nolo (February 27, 2011); titled "The Guardianship Book for California: How to Become a Child's Legal Guardian"
    9781413313604 | details & prices | 368 pages | 8.25 × 11.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.95 lbs | List price $44.99
    About: Become a legal guardian and make the biggest difference in a child's life!
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    7 edition from Nolo (March 20, 2009)
    9781413309287 | details & prices | 368 pages | 8.50 × 11.50 × 1.00 in. | 2.00 lbs | List price $44.99
    About: Make a difference in the life of a child-- become a legal guardian!

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