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Standby Guardians

How to Protect Your Child with a Standby Guardian

Many people are familiar with the estate planning term “guardianship,” which is where a parent designates a person to care for his or her child in case of death or permanent disability.  However, Georgia law does provide a second guardianship option – which is known as a standby guardianship.  A standby guardian legally takes custody of a child in the case of some unforeseen circumstance or triggering event.  The parent does not relinquish his or her paren […]

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