Changes in Florida’s Health Care Surrogate Laws Affect Minors and Adults
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Changes in Florida’s Health Care Surrogate Laws Affect Minors and Adults

This year, the Florida Legislature has made some changes to Florida’s health care surrogate statutes. For example, after October 1, 2015, a person will be able to assign the power to a surrogate to make health care decisions for that person even if the person is not incapacitated. This is a significant change from the prior laws, which generally allowed a health care…

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Stephanie Presents at the 2015 Disabilities Training Conference

On May 22, 2015, Stephanie Langer spoke at The Florida Guardian Ad Litem Program’s Annual Disabilities Training Conference: Imagining the Future at the JW Marriott, Grande Lakes Orlando.   This year the GAL Program celebrated 35 years of advocacy on behalf of Florida’s dependent children.  The conference brought together attorneys ad litem, attorneys and non-attorneys from government agencies, and judges…