Joliet, IL asked in Family Law for Illinois

Q: How do I revoke guardianship of a minor? My parents received this in 2006. I'm back & stable & want full custody back.

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Andrew John Hawes

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  • Niles, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: As far as I can tell from researching this issue, a minor can only end a guardianship when they attain the age of majority, or if you can convince one of your parents to file a petition and prove, by a preponderance of the evidence, that a material change in the circumstances of the minor or the parent has occurred since the entry of the order appointing the guardian warranting removal of the guardian. They would have to convince the court that it is in your best interest to remove that guardianship.

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