guardianship Guardianship Fix Heads To Governor's Desk By Kate Payne • Apr 18, 2017 Tony Vincelli via flickr / https://www.flickr.com/photos/42957538@N03/ A slate of changes to Florida’s guardianship law is heading to the governor’s desk. The updates legislators want are meant to protect some of the state’s most vulnerable residents, but critics worry they're missing the mark. Florida House Clears Out Crowded Docket By Nick Evans • Feb 24, 2016 Florida Channel House lawmakers took up a raft of legislation for the final vote Wednesday. With End In Sight Lawmakers Begin Busy Week By Nick Evans • Feb 22, 2016 Nick Evans Florida’s lawmakers have a busy week coming up as 2016’s regular session begins to wind down. Here are some highlights on the docket. FL Senate Considering Restrictions For Elder Guardians By Nick Evans • Jan 15, 2016 Flip Schulke, U.S. National Archives And Records Administration The conversation around elder abuse typically revolves around nursing homes. But one lawmaker is fighting a very different kind of mistreatment. Elder Guardianship Bill Heads To Senate Floor By Nick Evans • Jan 14, 2016 Flip Schulke, U.S. National Archives And Records Administration State lawmakers are taking steps to protect seniors from guardian abuse. Sen. Nancy Detert (R-Venice) says it’s too easy for private guardians to take advantage of their wards.