You can protect your elderly loved ones with this kind of injunction. This is Florida’s newest law on injunctions and went into effect in 2019. Here is a link to the law as it is currently written.
People sometimes take advantage of the vulnerable. And that is a terrible thing. That is one of the reasons this new law was enacted – to protect those who may not always be able to protect themselves.
As currently written, there are four different categories of petitioner (see below). And that petitioner must show that there is exploitation OR an imminent danger of exploitation upon a vulnerable adult.
The following people may file for this type of injunction:
How does a court determine if there is reasonable cause to believe a vulnerable adult in danger of exploitation (or is in imminent danger of becoming exploited)? The court has to consider and evaluate all relevant factors, including the following:
If you are a vulnerable adult (or know someone who is), give us a call to see if we can help. We can be reached at 407-344-4837.
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