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Guardianship of Children

This is the self-help section for Guardianship of Children. When there is no parent able to care for a child then a guardian can be appointed by the Probate Court.

External Resources/Links for Adoptions:
Office/Service Description Resource
Los Angeles Superior Court Self-Help & Resource Centers The Court and Legal Aid partners operate Self-Help & Resource Centers for Self-Represented Litigants to provide education and assistance to parties who do not have attorneys and need to complete documents and court procedures on their own. Self Help Resource Centers Guide
Probate Commonly Used Abbreviations A number of abbreviations are used when working with probate matters. View Document

External Resources/Links for Guardianship:
Office/Service Description Resource Contact Info: Contact Info
California Courts Self-Help Center The Judicial Council provides the California Courts website Guardianship Self-Help Center to help with answers to your questions about Guardianship. View Website

Find a Lawyer (External Websites):
Office/Service Description Resource Contact Info: LawHelpCalifornia provides online information to help low and moderate income people find legal aid referrals & self-help resources.

LawHelpCalifornia DOES NOT provide direct legal services.
View Website (Los Angeles County Bar Association) The Los Angeles County Bar Association offers a Lawyer Referral and Information Service on View Website Phone: 213-243-1525
Los Angeles County Bar Association The Los Angeles County Bar Association provides a lawyer referral service and information on common legal issues in both English and Spanish. View Website Address:
1055 West Seventh Street Suite 2700
Los Angeles, CA 90017-2577
Phone: 213.627.2727
The State Bar of California The California State Bar Association offers listings of certified county programs that provide lawyer referrals. View Website
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