If a loved one in your life has lost their capacity to make informed, rational decisions regarding their finances or medical care, they may require a guardian. A guardian will take over significant responsibilities. A guardianship is the solution, whether they have declined from age and dementia, they suffered a severe brain injury, or they are an adult with a mental handicap. Guardians are typically a trusted family member or close friend of the ‘ward’ (the person for whom the guardianship is for). Setting up a guardianship is a complex process, and requires going to court with evidence that supports the merits of your intentions. It is necessary to work with an Winter Park guardianship attorney throughout the guardianship process. We encourage you to contact Attorney Aubrey Harry Ducker Jr. today.
In order for an adult in Florida to be considered “incapacitated” by the court and their legal decision-making rights be given up to be placed in the hands of a guardian. First, there must be a thorough examination. This comprehensive examination must include the following unless an explanation is provided for why one of the criteria is unnecessary:
Common types of conditions that qualify an incapacitated person to become a ward include the following:
Our Winter Park adult guardianship lawyers have experience helping clients with all areas of guardianship law. Attorney Aubrey Harry Ducker Jr. establishes adult guardianships. Attorney Aubrey Harry Ducker Jr. contests decisions made by wards of guardians, and we fight the establishment of adult guardianships. Becoming a guardian or fighting against a guardian’s poor decisions are challenging as well as taxing prospects, and you need an attorney that knows how to accomplish the job. Contact Attorney Aubrey Harry Ducker Jr. today for help.
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