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Guardianship and Fiduciary Services

The Law Offices of Attorney Mary Markovich, PA provides services to clients as legal counsel and professional fiduciary. Attorney Mary Markovich is certified as National Certified Guardian and is Certified by the North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission to represent clients with issues before the Clerk of Superior Court in any North Carolina County.

Ms. Markovich serves as Attorney-in-Fact or Guardian, with authorization in the Durable Power of Attorney. She represents clients who are seeking guardianship for family members or loved ones.

We offer these services:

  • Legal Counsel for Family Members Seeking Guardianship
  • Guardian of the Person
  • Guardian of the Estate
  • Agent under a Power of Attorney
  • Agent under an Advance Medical Directive
  • Executor
  • Trustee
  • Guardianship Contests
  • Guardian ad Litem
  • Estate Management
  • Representative Payee

Legal Counsel for Family Members Seeking Guardianship
The law firm represents family members and others in legal proceedings leading to the appointment of a guardian of an incapacitated person.

Guardianship of the Person
Once appointed as guardian by the Clerk of Superior Court, the law firm works to arrange for appropriate services that provide for the health, welfare and safety of its ward.

Guardianship of the Estate
For some persons, the Clerk of Superior Court appoints a guardian for financial affairs. The law firm ensures that the estates of incapacitated persons in its care are managed and protected in a responsible manner in accordance with the law.

Agent Authorized by a Power of Attorney or Advance Medical Directive
The law firm is available to carry out and advocate previously expressed wishes when the client is mentally or physically incapacitated and unable to do so.

Executor or Trustee
The Law Offices of Attorney Mary Markovich, PA can serve as Executor under a Will or as Trustee of a Trust established by the incompetent person during his or her competency.

Guardianship Contests
The law firm represents family members contesting the appointment of a proposed guardian.

Estate Management
The law firm provides professional estate management services. By first assessing the needs of our clients, present and future, the law firm is able to develop an estate plan to assure that each individual's needs are met to the maximum extent possible.

Guardian ad Litem
When certain individuals, particularly children, are involved in disputes, the Court may appoint the law firm to act as a guardian ad litem to advocate for and act in the best interests of that individual during the litigation.
Representative Payee

Many persons need assistance in managing their public assistance or retirement benefits. The law firm can act as a representative payee for these persons, assisting them in managing their often limited funds as wisely as possible.

The Law Offices of Attorney Mary Markovich, PA assists clients with Guardianship and Fiduciary Services.