Netflix’s movie “I Care a Lot” portrays a woman who quickly assumes guardianship over wards, stripping them of their rights, lives, and assets. With public figures like Britney Spears and Michael Oher coming forward about their experiences, guardianship has been a popular topic in the media. Join VOYCE to learn about the legal reasons and purposes behind guardianships, who can become a guardian, scenarios where a guardian or public administrator might be appointed, and alternatives to plan for your future.
Paul Gantner is an owner of Amen, Gantner, and Capriano, Your Estate Matters, LLC. Mr. Gantner is a member of the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Missouri Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, and the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys. He is licensed to practice law in Missouri and Illinois and is an accredited attorney for the preparation, presentation, and prosecution of claims for veterans’ benefits before the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). In 2022, he was recognized as one of the St. Louis Business Journals’ 40 Under 40.