CHAPTER 744 GUARDIANSHIP PART I GENERAL PROVISIONS (ss. 744.101-744.1098) PART II PUBLIC AND PROFESSIONAL GUARDIANS (ss. 744.2001-744.2111) PART III TYPES OF GUARDIANSHIP (ss. 744.301-744.3085) PART IV GUARDIANS (ss. 744.309-744.3145) PART V ADJUDICATION OF INCAPACITY AND APPOINTMENT OF
GUARDIANS (ss. 744.3201-744.359) PART VI POWERS AND DUTIES (ss. 744.361-744.462) PART VII TERMINATION (ss. 744.464-744.534) PART VIII VETERANS’ GUARDIANSHIP (ss. 744.602-744.653) PART I GENER
No one plans on dying before their children reach legal age, but we never know what the future holds. Additionally, for those who are caring for an incapacitated person, this incapacitated person may always require another person's care, as they are unable to perform such duties themselves. Electing a guardian for children or a disabled individual can ensure that the person you trust the most to care for your loved ones is chosen by the court during probate. It is not guarant
Florida guardianships are typically used in two situations; either when an individual may be incapacitated or when a minor receives assets in excess of $15,000. When a guardianship is sought because someone is alleged to be incapacitated, then typically the court sets one to two hearings. At the first hearing the Judge determines whether the individual or “ward” is incapacitated. At the second, the court appoints a guardian if the person is determined to be incapacitated.