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AFELA Webinar: New Rules for End-of-Life Decisions, DNROs, & Advance Directives in Guardianship
November 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Date & Time: Wednesday, November 8 – 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm ET
Presenters: Twyla Sketchley, Esq. & Melissa Finley Williams, Esq.
Summary: The 2023 Legislature, with the help of elder law attorneys, made several changes to Florida Guardianship Law regarding health care decisions, advance directives, obtaining court approval for guardians to execute DNROs, and reporting end-of-life care to the court and next of kin. At the conclusion of this webinar, attendees will be able to:
- Identify the changes made to Florida Guardianship Law by HB 1119
- Describe the reporting requirements guardians have with regard to end-of-life care and DNROs
- Identify which guardians must obtain court approval before withholding or withdrawing life prolonging procedures
- Summarize the process for obtaining court approval to withhold or withdraw life-prolonging procedures