Q: Do I need a lawyer to file for legal guardianship of my elderly parents in Puerto Rico?
I reside in Puerto Rico with my parents, my father is 89 yo with advanced Alzheimer's and my mother is 81 and ambulates with the help of a walker.
A: Hello and thank you for using Justia. In Puerto Rico we have tutorship and guardianahip . The major differences is that the first must be Court approved but the other can be done by a Notary Public if both parent's are mentally capable.
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