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Establishing legal guardianship allows you to assume the responsibility for the care of a loved one when he/she is no longer able to do so for themselves or has some limitations in caring for himself/herself (financially, medically, etc.). It also can apply to minor children or special needs children.
Guardianship is designed to protect the rights and welfare of incapacitated persons and to safeguard their assets. It can be a complicated process that is best performed by an experienced attorney. Contact us to tell us about your situation.
The court strives to allow people to maintain as much independence as possible while getting the help they need. Thus, judges can issue three types of guardianships, depending on the degree of incapacitation. The options are:
Additionally, the judge can appoint an attorney to represent your loved one. The guardian will ensure that the individual’s legal rights are represented during court proceedings.
Florida law provides for limited as well as plenary adult guardianship. A limited guardianship is appropriate if the court finds the ward lacks the capacity to do some, but not all, of the tasks necessary to care for his or her person or property; and if the individual does not have pre-planned, written instructions for all aspects of his or her life.
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We help families in Miami, Hialeah, Kendall, Miami Beach, Westchester, and Dade County locally and outside of Florida when issues need to be handled for a family member’s estate within the state of Florida.
Locally, clients come to us from Downtown Miami, Edgewater, Coconut Grove, Pinecrest, Wynwood, Kendall, Homestead, Key Biscayne, Star Island, Hibiscus Island, The Venetian Islands, North Beach, Miami Beach, Coral Gables, and throughout Miami-Dade County.
We welcome your questions and want to understand your situation to help you move forward and achieve the peace of mind that comes with having everything done properly and efficiently. Call our law office at (305) 402-4494(305) 402-4494 with questions, a description of your situation to see if we can assist, or to schedule a consultation. Or you may simply fill out the form above on this page. Your form will be directly emailed to our office, and you can expect a reply within one business day and often within hours of the same day. All information you share is confidential.
The information you obtain at this site is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for advice regarding your individual situation. Contacting us does not create an attorney-client relationship.