2019 Georgia Code
Title 19 - Domestic Relations
Chapter 9 - Child Custody Proceedings
Article 4 - Power of Attorney for the Care of a Child
§ 19-9-125. Notice to noncustodial parent of execution of power of attorney; objection by noncustodial parent; compliance with relocation notice requirements

Universal Citation: GA Code § 19-9-125 (2019)
  • (a) An individual with sole custody of a child who executes a power of attorney authorized under this article shall provide written notice of such execution to the noncustodial parent by certified mail, return receipt requested, or statutory overnight delivery within 15 days after the date upon which such power of attorney was executed.

  • (b) A noncustodial parent receiving the notice as set forth in subsection (a) of this Code section may object to the execution of such power of attorney within 21 days of the delivery of such notice and shall serve his or her objection on the individual who executed such power of attorney by certified mail, return receipt requested, or statutory overnight delivery. An objection shall prohibit the action of a power of attorney under this article and the child shall be returned to the individual with sole custody.

  • (c) In addition to the notice provided for in subsection (a) of this Code section, an individual with sole custody of a child who executes a power of attorney under this article shall comply with any applicable relocation notice requirements under subsection (f) of Code Section 19-9-3.

History:

Code 1981, § 19-9-125, enacted by Ga. L. 2018, p. 19, § 2-2/HB 159.

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