Florida

Control over health care decisions

Legal Information

  • Advance Planning in Florida PDF

    Advanced directives and other information for Floridians who want to plan for the future. Content Detail

    By:
    Bay Area Legal Services, Inc. - Tampa
  • Answers to Common Questions About Mental Health Treatment

    Frequently asked questions about finding mental health services and information. Content Detail

    By:
    Mental Health America
  • Wills and Estates

    Questions and answers about wills and estates in Florida. Content Detail

    By:
    Leon County Clerk's Office
  • Wills: Planning for the Future PDF

    Information about wills, probate, living wills and designation of healthcare surrogates. Content Detail

    By:
    Florida Rural Legal Services - Lakeland
  • Consumer Protection brochures

    These brochures contain updated information about common consumer scams, identity theft, wills and power of attorney. Content Detail

    By:
    Stetson University Elder Consumer Protection Program
  • Florida Powers of Attorney

    Website containing information and videos about Powers of Attorney. Includes topics like health care power of attorney, ending a power of attorney and where to learn more. Content Detail

    By:
    The Florida Bar
  • Information for Elders

    A list of resources, hotlines, and websites to help Seniors in Florida with legal problems. Content Detail

    By:
    Florida Courts
  • Older Floridians Handbook

    Laws and programs that affect elderly Floridians and their families. This Handbook goes into many subjects including public benefits, health care, wills and estate planning, advance directives, housing, taxation, and more. It also includes a wide variety of agency referral contact numbers. Content Detail

    By:
    Florida Justice Institute
  • Plan Ahead With Advance Directives

    Advance Directives like a living will, healthcare surrogate or will allow you to make decisions about your healthcare, property and family before you are sick or unable to make decisions for yourself. This resource provides answers about creating different kinds of advance directives. Read More

    By:
    Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida
  • 13th Judicial Circuit Elder Justice Center

    The Elder Justice Center is a court program that primarily helps persons age sixty (60) or older who are involved in the Hillsborough County court system because of guardianship, criminal, family or other civil matters. Find out more at this website. Content Detail

    By:
    13th Judicial Circuit
  • Videos: What is Guardianship

    Seven videos describing legal guardianship for an adult who is unable to manage on their own. Read More

    By:
    The Florida Bar