Patricia R. Voss, P.A.

Guardian Advocacy
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Patricia R. Voss, P.A. 1250 S. Pine Island Road #275 Plantation, Florida 33324-4460 Tel: (954) 524-5599; Fax: (954) 524-5447
Guardian Advocacy is sometimes an alternative to a Guardianship. Please read the material in the Guardianship section before continuing on.

Guardian Advocacy is only available in Florida for developmental disabilities defined in Florida Statutes Chapter 393.

The primary difference between a Guardianship and a Guardian Advocacy proceeding is that there is no determination of incapacity required for a Guardian Advocacy; a certain level of incapacity is presumed for a person with a development disability. The absence of the determination of incapacity reduces the cost to the Guardian Advocate applicant and the time involved in having Letters of Guardian Advocacy issued by the court.