Elderly people work their whole lives to be financially secure when they retire. They will rely on that money to carry them through illness and other expenses that come with aging. Sometimes, that money is stolen from them, whether it be from a scam by strangers or from a family member that has gained control… Continue Reading
Breaking Through the Iron Cage: An Analysis and Explanation of the New Guardianship Legislation and Expansion of Centralized Oversight Agencies
Our very own Attorney Neil Lyons will be presenting a seminar at The Fountains of Hope. Attorney Lyons will be reviewing new guardianship legislation and agency updates that can affect our clients, their families, and vulnerable elderly adults. Wednesday, May 18∙10:00am-11:00am The Fountains of Hope Assisted Living Facility #12784 2250 Jesus Way Sarasota, FL 34240… Continue Reading
How do I “get guardianship” over my father?
By Andrew Boyer
Self Neglect is a serious and life threatening issue for seniors in Florida. When we are discussing self neglect, we’re talking about an individual who is suffering from the ill effects of neglect not caused by a second party and is in need of protective services or other services to prevent further harm. Guardianship attorneys typically… Continue Reading
By Laura Calderon
There are many different types of guardianships and they are often confused. Parents of minor children are considered “natural” guardians for their children. Persons with mental health issues may have a “guardian ad litem” appointed to make treatment decisions while they are debilitated from illness. Children who are involved in a legal action may have… Continue Reading