Child Guardianship Assistance

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    Taxonomy Code: FT-6900.2500-150

    Programs that provide assistance for people who are in favor of or want to oppose the appointment of a guardian to care for and/or manage the affairs of a child or adolescent during minority. The court may appoint a guardian of the person in situations where there is no parent to meet the child's needs due to death, incapacity, abandonment, military service or other reasons; and/or a guardian of the child's estate. In the latter situation, the guardian is given responsibility for managing the child's funds, collecting and making an inventory of the child's assets, keeping accurate financial records, and regularly filing financial accountings with the court.

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    Advocacy and Legal Services - Colorado Cross-Disability CoalitionProvides individual and systemic advocacy services for individuals with physical or developmental disabilities. Also offers the following legal services: - Probate assistance with wills, guardianships, trusts, etc. - Legal representation in the enforcement of civil rightsDenver CountyColorado Cross-Disability CoalitionColorado Cross-Disability Coalition
    Legal Services - Rocky Mountain Children's Law CenterProvides referrals, self–help and education, legal consultation, and/or direct representation for the following types of cases: - Education Advocacy - Serves youth and children with behavioral challenges. Assistance can include Individualized Education Plan/504 assistance and enforcement, school to disciplinary procedures, or general advocacy work. - Caregiver Advocacy - Serves non-parent caregivers such as grandparents, foster parents, or non-relative caregivers. Offers assistance with power of attorney, guardianship, allocation of parental rights, and adoption. Cases are reviewed on a case by case basis to evaluate their individual eligibility and merits. Types of service from community referrals, legal advice or information, to full representation, will be determined. Denver CountyRocky Mountain Children's Law CenterRocky Mountain Children's Law Center

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