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September 15, 2022

Guardianship

Guardianship and Probate Attorney Haley Hestbeck Joins Family First Firm

ORLANDO, Florida – Geoff Hoatson, Attorney, Founder, and Owner of the Family First Firm – Medicaid & Elder Law Attorneys, an...

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July 23, 2022

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Orlando, FL Family Law Attorney Explains How to Choose a Guardian for Your Minor Children

I strongly believe that when you choose somebody to raise your children in the event that you couldn't do it,...

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July 7, 2022

Guardianship

What if someone only needs partial help?

You can have a full or limited guardianship. You may want a limited one if the ward can take care...

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July 7, 2022

Guardianship

How are guardians appointed?

A guardian can be any capable adult and may be a spouse, family member, friend, neighbor, or professional. Anyone can...

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July 7, 2022

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Is a guardianship necessary?

Guardianship should be taken seriously. Whether someone needs a guardian depends on their cognitive well-being, medical status, and ability to...

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May 31, 2022

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Do I need to apply for guardianship when my child turns 18?

A full guardianship may not be needed depending on the extent of your child’s disability. A special needs attorney can...

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July 5, 2022

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The Hardest Question: Selecting A Guardian For Your Children

One of the reasons people delay estate planning is because they must face mortality. They will also have to answer who will be responsible for raising their children if something happens to them.

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January 24, 2022

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When Can Someone Be Declared Legally Incompetent?

If a loved one is experiencing memory loss or suddenly making poor decisions, you may want the court to appoint a guardian, which requires a declaration of incompetence. Determining whether someone is incompetent to make their own decisions is a complicated process. 

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November 16, 2021

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What to Do If You Are Appointed Guardian of an Older Adult

Being appointed guardian of a loved one is a serious responsibility. As guardian, you are in charge of your loved one's well-being and you have a duty to act in his or her best interest.  

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September 1, 2021

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How Do I File for a Guardianship?

No one wants to see a loved one become unable to make decisions for him or herself. If this happens,...

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