Guardianship Questions


What is a Guardian?
What individuals need a Guardian?
Who would be an appropriate guardian?
Does the Probate Court handle Guardianship of Minors?
What must be filed to begin the Guardianship Proceeding?
How can you avoid a Guardianship?
Do I need an attorney to petition to be a Guardian?
Why is an attorney appointed as the Guardian Ad Litem and why is one needed in this proceeding?
How do I know if Oconee County is the appropriate place to file the petition?
How does the Guardianship terminate?
What is a Conservator?
What individuals need a Conservator?
Who would be an Appropriate Conservator?
What must be filed to begin a Conservatorship proceeding for a minor?
What must be filed to begin a Conservatorship proceeding for an adult?
What is the court's involvement once the Conservator is appointed?
Do I need an attorney to petition to be a Conservator?
Why is an attorney appointed as the Guardian Ad Litem and why is one needed in this proceeding?
Will a surety bond be required for the appointment of a Conservator?
How do I know if Oconee County is the appropriate place to file the petition?
How does the Conservatorship terminate?

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