Advocacy & Guardianship Attorney
Late in life, some seniors are unable to handle their own affairs. If an individual has become incapacitated and has not previously put in place the tools that allow someone else to act upon their behalf, a guardianship may become necessary to allow management of financial assets and to make certain health care decisions for the incapacitated person.
A guardian can assume control over the finances and health care decisions of an incapacitated person through court appointment. Mrs. Shealy Rauba has represented petitioners, guardians, and alleged incapacitated persons throughout the entire guardianship process. If you are in need of a guardian, or are interested in becoming a guardian, contact our guardianship lawyers today.
Guardian Advocacy Lawyers
When a child turns 18, parents no longer have the legal authority to make decisions upon his or her behalf. Guardian Advocacy is a process under Florida Statutes for family members, caregivers, or friends of individuals with a developmental disability to obtain the authority to act upon their behalf.
While Florida law no longer requires that you have an attorney in a Guardian Advocacy proceeding, unless the person with the developmental disability has property, having an attorney may be helpful in filing all of the necessary pleadings and guiding you through the court process. Mrs. Shealy Rauba is experienced in representing families and the developmentally disabled in Guardian Advocacy proceedings.
Please contact Schatt Hesser McGraw to schedule a guardianship consultation.