Florida Health, Legal, And End-Of-Life Resources

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Important health, legal, and end-of-life planning forms and information for people living in The Sunshine State.

Whether you’re planning for yourself or someone else, the resources below are vital when it comes to organizing and settling an estate in Florida.

Advance Directive Form

Download the Advance Directive form for Florida. For other states, see our complete list of state-by-state Advance Directive forms.

 

Order Death Certificates

Death Certificate instructions for Florida. For other states, see our complete list of state-by-state Death Certificate ordering information.

 

Digital Estate Planning Laws

Law: Florida Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act, SB 494, Chapter 740
Description: This law grants fiduciaries legal authority over the deceased's digital assets and accounts. Here's the official summary: "Authorizing a user to use an online tool to allow a custodian to disclose to a designated recipient or to prohibit a custodian from disclosing digital assets under certain circumstances; providing procedures for the disclosure of digital assets; authorizing the court to grant a guardian the right to access a ward’s digital assets under certain circumstances."
Status: Signed into law on March 10, 2016; Effective July 1, 2016

    For other states, see our complete list of state-by-state Digital Estate Planning Laws.

     

    Death With Dignity Legislation (a.k.a. Aid-In-Dying or Physician-Assisted Death)

    • Florida has no legislation

    For other states, see our complete list of state-by-state Death With Dignity Legislation.


    Organ Donation Registries

    Florida Organ Donation registry official link. For other states, see our complete list of state-by-state Organ Donation registries.

     

    POLST (Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment) Form

    Download the POLST form for Florida residents. For other states, see our complete list of state-by-state POLST forms.

     

    Probate Laws

    For other states, see our complete list of state-by-state Probate Laws.

     

    Estate And Inheritance Tax Rate

    • Florida has no estate tax or inheritance tax

    For estate and inheritance tax in other states see our complete list of state-by-state Estate And Inheritance Tax Rates.

    State-By-State Health, Legal, And End-Of-Life Resources

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