Nominate a Guardian for Your Child in 5 Easy Steps

As Guardianship Attorneys we at Ainer & Fraker, LLP have helped families navigate the challenging process of selecting the right Guardian for their minor children.

The most important rule is to nominate your Guardian in a legally valid format, such as your Last Will and Testament.

It is critical that your Last Will and Testament be coordinated with your other estate-planning documents such as a living trust, life insurance, annuities, etc.

Here are some important steps you should consider when planning for your children’s Guardianship.

To explore each of them in detail, please click on the link below to go to the article on each topic.

  1. Communicate with Your Spouse
  2. Communicate with the intended Guardian
  3. Ensure that your child’s estate is adequately funded
  4. Ensure that the Guardian of the child’s person is able to work closely with the Guardian of their estate
  5. Seek professional legal help immediately!