Child Guardianship Agreement

As a general rule, guardianship agreements are usually established by a child`s parents as a preventive measure in the event of a future event that will prevent them from caring for their child. The document indicates who and how can transfer their legal responsibility and supervision of the child to someone else. The first thing you need to determine is whether you need to set up a temporary guardianship. If you share custody with your child`s other parent, it may not be necessary to set up temporary guardianship with another adult. Normally, the other parent would most likely be the person who would take care of your children in your absence. The establishment of temporary guardianship allows a child to live with someone other than his or her parents and, in an emergency, that responsible adult can make important medical decisions on behalf of that child. In addition, it would be the guardian`s responsibility to make decisions and manage situations with the child`s school. In these cases, the parties should also consider forming a guardianship agreement and, if they do, they should clearly state the ownership and/or capacity for which the guardian is responsible….