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Help! I have recently obtained total legal guardianship of

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Help! I have recently obtained total legal guardianship of my 21 year old daughter who has severe mental health disorders. I have recently learned She has become addicted to heroine and has been shoplifting at stores to get money. She will be incurring fines and I would like to know, after her social security payments are used up, would I be responsible to pay additional fines from my own money just because I am her legal guardian?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Attorney2 replied 1 year ago.

Can you tell me the State that your question pertains to?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
PA
Expert:  Attorney2 replied 1 year ago.
Thank you for the clarification.
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Expert:  N Cal Attorney replied 1 year ago.
Thank you for your question.
The answer is No, a guardian is not personally liable for fines levied against the ward.
I hope this information is helpful.