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Monthly Archives: June 2013

Name of Child-Choosing and Changing

Choosing the last name of a child is easy when the parents are married to each other.  Most commonly, the child is given the last name of the father, but an alternative is to have a hyphenated last name with the mother and father’s last names.  The issue of choosing the last name of the… Read More »

What is a Guardian Advocate?

Guardians and Guardian Advocates are both given their powers through the probate court.  A Guardian Advocate is a special type of guardian for persons with a developmental disability.  Specifically, the developmental disabilities that qualify for a Guardian Advocate are defined in Section 393.063 Florida Statutes are as follows: retardation, cerebal palsy, autism, spina bifida, or Prader-Willi… Read More »

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