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Probate Judge Gives Grandfather Guardianship Over Children

April 29, 2013

After a person dies, their assets that have been left behind must be properly distributed among heirs. However, along with physical assets, sometimes guardianship over other people who were dependents of the decedent must also be addressed. Usually, in Florida or any other state, these dependents are either children or elderly parents or relatives. One guardianship case regarding what to do with the children of a deceased mother was recently decided by a probate judge.

The guardianship case has a significant financial impact because there is approximately $800,000 at stake in this custody dispute….