Florida Guardianship Practice

This comprehensive guide discusses Florida guardianship law from pre-guardianship planning through termination. It includes medical, legal, and tax issues.
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Florida Guardianship Practice offers a concise, complete guide to this dynamic and complex area of law, from pre-guardianship planning through termination. In addition to exploring guardianship alternatives, stressing medical and legal issues, it analyzes all facets of practice under F.S. Chapter 744. 

The Tenth Edition features:

  • New discussion regarding 
    • Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Act
    • Settlements in incapacity proceedings
    • Liability of a Guardian
    • VA Guardianships
    • Involuntary Guardianship appointment
    • Attorney's Fees
    • Guardianships for minors
  • Revised statutes and rules
  • New case law

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction 

Marsha G. Madorsky and Gutman Skrande


Chapter 2 Public And Private Assistance

Scott M. Solkoff and Daniel A. Terner


Chapter 3 Fees And Other Costs In Guardianship Proceedings

Edward A. Shipe


Chapter 4 Health Care Surrogates, Living Wills, And Related Issues

Jason R. Mosley


Chapter 5 Durable Powers Of Attorney

Michael L. Foreman


Chapter 6 Use Of Joint Ownership

J. Richard Caskey


Chapter 7 Use Of Trusts

James A. Herb and Ronda D Gluck


Chapter 8 Health Law Issues

Dina F. Foster


Chapter 9 Florida Uniform Transfers To Minors Act

G. Charles Wohlust


Chapter 10 Role Of The Attorney In Planning

Richard C. Milstein and Dale Noll


Chapter 11 Introduction To F.S. Chapter 744

Twyla L. Sketchley


Chapter 12 Establishing The Guardianship

Cristina Papanikos and William T. Hennessey


Chapter 13 Guardian Of The Property: Duties, Powers, And Liabilities

Nicklaus Curley


Chapter 14 Guardian Of The Person: Duties, Responsibilities, And Liabilities

Robert P. Scheb


Chapter 15 Accountings And Reports Of Guardians Of The Property

Marsha Madorsky and Gutman Skrande


Chapter 16 Tax Aspects Of Guardianships

Jason R. Mosley


Chapter 17 Special Property Problems Of Guardianships

Lance McKinney


Chapter 18 Guardians Ad Litem And Court Monitors

Lance McKinney


Chapter 19 Veterans' Guardians

Stephen Margulis


Chapter 20 Public Guardianship

Michelle R. Hollister


Chapter 21 Guardian Advocates

Nancy E. Wright


Chapter 22 Guardianships For Minors

Twyla Sketchley


Chapter 23 Restoration Of Capacity

Edward A. Shipe


Chapter 24 Conclusion Of Guardianships And Guardianship Appointments

Edward A. Shipe


Chapter 25 Role Of The Attorney In Guardianship Proceedings

Christin C. Gallardo and Benjamin F. Diamond


Chapter 26 Conservatorship

Robert P. Scheb


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