Q: My boyfriend is currently incapacitated by a stroke. I would like to get gardian ship
I'm on SSI. I can't afford a lawyer. I don't drive. Need someone to file & go to court for me, for little to free
A: Unlikely any California attorney will be working for you in Chicago, for free. You need to post in your own area, and to seek assistance from a Conservatorship/Guardianship attorney in your local area. You might want to contact the local Bar association for a referral to legal aid, you might qualify.
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A: Are you in Chicago and your boyfriend too? if yes, you need an Illinois attorney, not a California attorney. This is the California section.
For an adult you need a conservatorship, instead of guardianship.
If you are in California, read this link:
All 58 counties in California have some type of Self-Help Center. The people at the Self-Help Center help you fill out family law forms for free. They can’t do everything in family law, but they will help you with all the basics. The downside is that they don’t have a lot of time to spend with you, and often there is a line to get in to see them. The upside is that it is free. So if you have more time than money, go to the Self-Help Center for divorce, custody, visitation, paternity and domestic violence paperwork.
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