2019 Georgia Code
Title 29 - Guardian and Ward
Chapter 7 - Veterans Affairs Guardians
§ 29-7-1. Definitions

Universal Citation: GA Code § 29-7-1 (2019)
  • As used in this chapter, the term:
    • (1) "Benefits" means all moneys paid or payable by the United States through the United States Department of Veterans Affairs.

    • (2) "Department" means the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, its predecessors, or its successors.

    • (3) "Estate" means income on hand and assets acquired partially or wholly with income.

    • (4) "Income" means moneys received from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs and revenue or profit from any property wholly or partially acquired therewith.

    • (5) "Person" means an individual, a partnership, a corporation, or an association.

    • (6) "Secretary" means the secretary of veterans affairs of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs or the secretary's successor.

    • (7) "VA guardian" means a person appointed pursuant to the provisions of this chapter.

    • (8) "Ward" means a beneficiary of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs.

History:

Code 1981, § 29-7-1, enacted by Ga. L. 2004, p. 161, § 1.

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