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Guardianship in PA

Posted on Thu Nov 9, 2023, on Guardianship

From Our “Ask a Question” Mailbag: “My mother’s dementia has gotten so bad she no longer knows who we are. Do I need a Guardianship? How do I get a Guardinaship in PA?” What is Guardianship in PA? The law surrounding Guardianships is designed to protect the well-being and rights […]

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Guardianship in Montgomery County, PA

Posted on Sun Mar 20, 2022, on Guardianship

Guardianship in Montgomery County, PA From Our “Ask a Question,” Mailbag: “My son lives in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, is an adult who has Down Syndrome, and needs a guardian; how does Guardianship in Montgomery County, PA work?”. How Does Guardianship in Montgomery County, PA Work? Do you have a loved one […]

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Guardianship in Philadelphia

Posted on Wed Feb 16, 2022, on Guardianship

Guardianship in Philadelphia From Our “Ask a Question,” Mailbag: “My son lives in Philadelphia, is diagnosed with schizophrenia, and needs a guardian; how does Guardianship in Philadelphia work?” How Does Guardianship in Philadelphia Work? Do you have a loved one who cannot make decisions because of a mental condition? Guardianship is […]

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The Pennsylvania Guardianship Process – How to Prevent Abuse of Power

Posted on Tue Oct 6, 2015, on Guardianship

From our “Ask a Question” mailbag: My sister suffers from mental illness, and is currently so depressed she cannot get out of bed. She is a smart woman and has a house and plenty of savings. Our brother is a parasite, and has filed a petition to have her declared incapacitated so he can be put in charge of her money. I am sure he will steal her money if he is given the chance. What can I do?

The Guardianship process in Pennsylvania gives all interested parties the chance to bring to the court’s attention concerns about the incapacitated person and the security of their assets. You, as an interested person, have the right to retain an attorney who is experienced in Guardianship hearings to bring your concerns to the court’s attention.

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Definition of Family – Grandparents Seeking Visitation

Posted on Wed Apr 16, 2014, on Guardianship

It was not long ago when the definition of a family, and to whom a court would allow visitation to minor children, was simple; biological mother and biological father. Then times changed.

If you are reading this article, it is possible that by the time your issue appears before a magistrate or judge the rules in your county will have changed from what they are today. The rules, like the definition of family, are changing.

Reading the facts and the decision in Arrington v. Thrash , from the Mississippi Court of Appeals allow you to see the law change before your eyes. The court ruled that the facts and circumstances in that case justified an award of grandparent visitation comparable to that which would have been given to a noncustodial parent. The court reasoned that this decision was in the best interest of the minor child.

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Mr. Klenk, quickly understood the circumstances presented and provided clear and concise advice. This advice provided me with the information I required to progress the case to my advantage.

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Anne W.

I saw four lawyers and was told by all of them; I should just forget contesting my mother's will. I knew what happened, but it is very hard to prove undue influence. I contacted the Law Offices of Peter L. Klenk & Associates. Attorney Amanda DiChello took my case. They were very honest and upfront about what would be involved trying to prove what I knew was true. Attorney DiChello may be young but she is extremely knowledgeable and skilled. She listened and understood what I conveyed to her. She knew exactly what information to use and crafted an outstanding interrogatory and many powerful depositions. Attorney DiChello understood the various emotional feelings this case created for my family and me; she was always there for us with a kind and encouraging word. We went to trial. The amount of work which she and her Paralegal did for the trial was incredible. They both knew my case inside and out! Attorney DiChello's powerful interrogative and thinking skills produced a positive outcome. Attorney DiChello did what other seasoned lawyers said was impossible!

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I contacted Peter through his website using the free consultation link for a question regarding a will. While I was expecting only a few minutes, it was a lengthy conversation. He made sure he understood the situation by asking many questions before offering advice. He then went through my options and results of each one. He left it up to me to decide if I wanted to proceed and did not push me toward one or another. His website has very useful information which I definitely researched before I called him. While I decided not to proceed at this time, I feel I had enough information to make that decision. I would not hesitate to hire him should I need to in the future.

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We recently used Peter's firm to update our wills and trusts. We found he and his staff to be well-informed, professional and highly efficient. And equally valuable, Peter explains the law in terms that a layperson can readily understand.

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