Estates and Guardianships. The Probate Court of Macon County is responsible for all types of estate matters including administrations, guardianships, year's support proceedings and all proceedings related to probate matters. Probate Court forms can be found online at gaprobate.gov. General Information. GUARDIANSHIP LAW IN GEORGIA. 2 1. What is Guardianship? A guardianship is a probate court appointment of guardian to make decisions for an adult who has lost sufficient capacity to make or communicate significant responsible decisions concerning his or her health or safety. The power of a guardian over the.
We take great pride in the fact that through our guardianship practice we help those who are in great need, and we can help your family, too. Contact us online or by calling (478) 476-9110). Located in Macon, we serve people throughout the state of Georgia who need assistance with guardianship issues. Petition to Establish Custodial Account for Minor or Incapacitated Adult: 8/10: GPCSF 23: GPCSF 23 through 27 Reserved/Relocated: GPCSF 28: Petition for Temporary Letters of Guardianship of Minor: 7/17: GPCSF 29: Petition for Permanent Letters of Guardianship of Minor: 8/10: GPCSF 30: Petition for Letters of Conservatorship of Minor: 7/15: GPCSF 31.
Your Guide to Guardianships And Conservatorships in Georgia 3 Permanent – A permanent guardian may be appointed for a minor who has no living parents or, after notice to the parents without objection, when the parents fail to properly care for the minor.8 Permanent guardianship of a minor, though similar, is. The Public Guardianship Office (PGO) of the Division of Aging Services (DAS) is assigned oversight and delivery of guardianship case management services on behalf of DHS. Guardianship case managers act as surrogate decision-makers and advocate for persons under guardianship, and also coordinate and monitor all services needed for the support.
Adult Protective Services (APS) is the state entity charged with investigating all reports of abuse, neglect, and/or exploitation of older persons (65+) or an adult (18+) with a disability who do not reside in long-term care facilities pursuant to the Disabled Adults and Elder Persons Protection Act, O.C.G.A. §§ 30-5-1, et seq. TYPES OF ABUSE.