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Can a Guardianship Court Take Away My Right to Contract a Florida Lawyer?

Uncategorized Jan 10, 2019
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Did you know that, if you are deemed incapacitated by a Florida guardianship court, important rights could be taken away from you? What does this mean? When should I consult with a West Palm Beach guardianship lawyer? What rights can be taken away? You may want to read Florida Statute 744.3215. 

Florida Statute 744.3215 (2): Rights that may be removed from a person by an order determining incapacity but not delegated to a guardian include the right:

(a) To marry. If the right to enter into a contract has been removed, the right to marry is subject to court approval.
(b) To vote.
(c) To personally apply for government benefits.
(d) To have a driver license.
(e) To travel.
(f) To seek or retain employment.
(3) Rights that may be removed from a person by an order determining incapacity and which 
(2) Rights that may be removed from a person by an order determining incapacity but not delegated to a guardian include the right:

(a) To marry. If the right to enter into a contract has been removed, the right to marry is subject to court approval.
(b) To vote.
(c) To personally apply for government benefits.
(d) To have a driver license.
(e) To travel.
(f) To seek or retain employment.
To read the statute in its entirety, click here.
To interview a guardianship attorney for your Florida guardianship matter, free of charge, call (561)514-0900 Ext.101.