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Florida guardianship Law : Conducting an Examination of the AIP

In Florida guardianship, if somebody is deemed to be incompetent, we refer to that person as the AIP, the alleged incapacitated person. If they are actually determined to be incapacitated by a judge from the probate division, that person becomes known as the Ward.

Was that person examined properly by the examining committee? To learn more about a guardianship examining committee and the process surrounding the interview, or examination of the AIP or the Ward, you can read a very recent case from September 2018. The rehearing was granted November 28, 2018. It’s the Cook case, Cook V. Cook. It is a 2018 decision. The Westlaw site is 452-0379, it’s from Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeal.