Q: How do I obtain a lawyer from the judge for a guardianship case?
A: If by “obtain a lawyer from the judge” you are wondering if the court would appoint a free lawyer to you, unfortunately, you are out of luck. You only have a right to a free attorney in some criminal cases. You can try contacting local legal aid groups to ask if they will take your case. The other alternative is to try representing yourself. Some courts have free guardianship clinics once or more times a month where you can get some help with the forms.
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