Florida Guardianship Law
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FLORIDA GUARDIANSHIP LAW FAQs
If you need assistance seeking to establish a Florida guardianship for your parent or loved one who has become incapacitated and is no longer able to manage their own affairs, in Jacksonville, Duval County, or Northeast Florida, please contact your experienced Jacksonville lawyer for guardianship at 904-448-1969, or toll free at 866-510-9099, or email us at Info@TheColemanLawFirm.com.
The following information explains Florida guardianship law, who is subject to a guardianship, who can be appointed as a guardian, and how the guardianship works after it is established. In addition to incapacitated adults, Florida guardianship law requires that any minor child who is entitled to receive or receives property valued at more than $15,000 shall be subject to a guardianship of the property of a minor child. The experienced guardianship lawyers and attorneys at The Coleman Law Firm in Jacksonville, Florida, have extensive experience representing guardians for both incapacitated adults and for the property of a minor child.
1. WHAT IS A GUARDIANSHIP?
2. WHAT IS A GUARDIAN?
3. HOW IS A PERSON DETERMINED TO BE INCAPACITATED?
4. WHO MAY SERVE AS GUARDIAN?
5. WHAT DOES A GUARDIAN DO?
The guardian of the ward’s person may exercise those rights that have been removed from the ward and delegated to the guardian, such as providing medical, mental and personal care services and determining the place and kind of residential setting best suited for the ward. The guardian of the person, through his or her Florida guardianship lawyer, must also present to the court every year a detailed plan for the ward’s care.
6. IS A GUARDIAN ACCOUNTABLE?
7. IS GUARDIANSHIP PERMANENT?
8. IS GUARDIANSHIP THE ONLY MEANS OF HELPING AN INCAPACITATED PERSON?
9. WHAT ABOUT GUARDIANS FOR MINORS?
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For more information about Florida guardianship law, or for assistance with a guardianship proceeding, please contact your Jacksonville lawyer for guardianship, the Jacksonville guardianship attorneys and lawyers at (904) 448-1969, toll free at (866) 510-9099, or email us Info@TheColemanLawFirm.com.
This material represents general legal advice. Since Florida guardianship law is continually changing, some provisions in this article may be out of date. It is always best to consult an experienced Jacksonville Florida guardianship lawyer or attorney about your legal rights and responsibilities regarding your particular case.