2010 Arkansas Code
Title 9 - Family Law
Subtitle 2 - Domestic Relations
Chapter 8 - General Provisions
Subchapter 2 - Arkansas Subsidized Guardianship Act
§ 9-8-205 - Guardianship subsidy agreement.

9-8-205. Guardianship subsidy agreement.

(a) A written guardianship subsidy agreement must be entered before the guardianship is established.

(b) The guardianship subsidy agreement shall become effective upon entry of the order of guardianship.

(c) (1) In the case of a child whose eligibility is based on a high risk for development of a serious physical, mental, developmental, or emotional condition, the guardianship subsidy agreement shall provide no guardianship subsidy until the child actually develops the condition.

(2) No guardianship subsidy shall be made until adequate documentation is submitted by the guardian showing that the child has now developed the condition upon which eligibility was based.

(3) Upon acceptance by the Department of Human Services that the child has developed the condition upon which eligibility was based, the guardianship subsidy shall be retroactive to the date the guardian submitted adequate documentation that the child developed the condition.

(d) No guardianship subsidy may be made for any child who has attained eighteen (18) years of age unless permitted by the funding stream.

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