Contested Guardianship Proceedings

guardianship-systemA special multi-part investigative series published by the Sarasota Herald-Tribune entitled Elder guardianship: A well-oiled machine, reported that while Florida has an efficient system of identifying and caring for fragile elders, “tapping their assets is a growth business.” Here’s …

The Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act (UAGPPJA) addresses a problem that needs fixing in Florida: inter-state forum shopping in contested guardianship proceedings. In 2014, three states adopted the UAGPPJA, bringing the total to 40 states plus the

Koshenina v. Buvens, — So.3d —-, 2014 WL 304889 (1st DCA January 29, 2014)

1st DCA on preneed guardianship designations: “This designation is one of life’s most intimate and important decisions involving highly personal and private judgments about who

Albelo v. Southern Oak Ins. Co., — So.3d —-, 2013 WL 440199 (Fla. 3d DCA February 06, 2013)

Durable powers of attorney (DPOA’s) empower disabled or incapacitated adults to manage their business and personal affairs privately and without court