Section 2111.011 | Guardianship guide.
(A) The clerk of the probate court shall furnish a guardianship guide, prepared e ither by the attorney general w ith the approval of the Ohio judicial conference or b y the Ohio judicial conference under division (B) of this section, to a guardian at either of the following times, whichever is applicable:
(1) Upon the appointment of the guardian under section 2111.02 of the Revised Code;
(2) If the guardian was appointed prior to the effective date of this section, upon the first filing by the guardian with the probate court of either of the following, as applicable, after that effective date:
(a) A guardian's account, other than a final account, that is required to be filed under section 2109.302 of the Revised Code;
(b) A guardian's report that is required to be filed under section 2111.49 of the Revised Code.
(B)(1) If the attorney general subsequently prepares any updated version of the guardianship guide, the updated guide shall include the rights of a ward as stated in any relevant provision of the Revised Code that is then curren t. The cl erk of the probate court shall furnish the most recent version of the guide to a guardian at either of the following times, whichever is applicable:
(a) Upon the appointment of the guardian under section 2111.02 of the Revised Code after the most recent version of the guide is prepared;
(b) If the guardian was appointed prior to the date of the most recent version of the guide, upon the first filing by the guardian with the probate court of either of the documents described in divisions (A)(2)(a) and (b) of this section, as applicable, after that date.
(2) In the alternative, the Ohio judicial conference may create, at their cost, an alternative guardianship guide for use in all probate courts. The alternative guardianship guide shall be distributed in accordance with all provisions contained in this act. The court shall furnish this alternative guardianship guide in accordance with the provisions of this section.
(C) The probate court shall establish a form for a guardian to sign acknowledging that the guardian received a guardianship guide pursuant to this section.
(D) Upon receiving a guardianship guide, the guardian shall sign the form specified in division (C) of this section. The signed form shall be kept permanently in the guardianship file of the probate court.
Available Versions of this Section
- September 13, 2016 – Enacted by House Bill 50, 131st General Assembly [ View September 13, 2016 Version ]