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How to Choose the Right Guardian

Anyone with a minor child must stop to consider who would raise their child if they were unable. Imagining your premature death, let alone someone else raising your child can be difficult, which is why many people put off making the decision. Often times, people give themselves a false sense of relief because they discussed it with a family member or friend that they know would raise their child with love and grace. Unfortunately, if you do not legally document who you would want to raise your child if you are unable, the court will do it for you. Usually, it will be an over-burdened court that will not put the same love, care, and time into making the decision that you would.