What are the reasons a guardian could be removed?
There are many reasons why a guardian could be removed. The Florida Guardianship Law states the grounds for removal explicitly. Listed below are some of the reasons:
-Fraud in obtaining his/her guardianship appointment
-Failure to properly discharge his/her guardianship duties
-Abuse of his/her guardianship powers
-Incapacity or illness which has resulted in an inability to discharge his/her guardianship duties
-Failure to comply with an order of the court
-Mismanagement of the ward’s property
-Conviction of a felony
-Failure to comply with the rules regulating guardianship reports
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