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Choosing a Guardian for a Child

Miami, FL – A bright future is something every parent wants for their child. This may involve having to make the tough decision of designating a guardian. There are ways to make the process a little easier.


Miami, FL -- (SBWIRE) -- 11/19/2019 -- In many cases, one parent may prefer that one of their family members become the child's guardian. This may not necessarily be in the best interests of the child, though. It is therefore important to discuss this with the partner and to take into account considerations such as whether the prospective guardian already has children and their financial status. Qualities that are important to the parents also should be evaluated. For example, if the child was raised in a religious or spiritual household, a parent may wish the guardian to be someone that also shares these beliefs.

Once a guardian has been decided, the person should be made aware of this before making everything official. Although the parents may have chosen a guardian, the person may have reservations about being designated with such an important role. Parents may wish to consider at least two people they have thoroughly evaluated and discussed.

About Rafool, LLC
Consisting of attorneys Raymond J. Rafool, II, David R. Hazouri, Seth J. Rutman, and C. Francesca Corallo, the firm of Rafool, LLC has a strong reputation throughout Florida and it has numerous years of experience representing clients involved in complex divorce cases as well as other matters involving family law. For any questions or concerns about a domestic or family issue, the firm is here to assist clients by providing educated advice and skilled, professional advocacy. Call 305-567-9400 to speak with one of the firm's Miami divorce lawyers.