2018 Georgia Code
Title 29 - Guardian and Ward
Chapter 5 - Conservators of Adults
Article 3 - Rights and Responsibilities of Ward
§ 29-5-21. Rights and powers removed from ward

Universal Citation: GA Code § 29-5-21 (2018)
  • (a) Unless the court's order specifies that one or more of the following powers are to be retained by the ward, the appointment of a conservator shall remove from the ward the power to:

    • (1) Make, modify, or terminate contracts, other than the power to contract marriage;

    • (2) To buy, sell, or otherwise dispose of or encumber property;

    • (3) Enter into or conduct other business or commercial transactions;

    • (4) Revoke a revocable trust established by the ward; and

    • (5) Bring or defend any action at law or equity, except an action relating to the conservatorship.

  • (b) The mere appointment of a conservator does not revoke the powers of an agent who was previously appointed by the ward to act as the ward's agent under a durable power of attorney for health care or health care agent under an advance directive for health care.

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