Section 2111.10 | Corporation as guardian.
(A) As used in this section, "developmental disability" has the same meaning as in section 5123.01 of the Revised Code.
(B) Any appointment of a corporation as guardian shall apply to the estate only and not to the person, except when either of the following applies:
(1) A nonprofit corporation organized under the laws of this state and entitled to tax exempt status under section 501(a) of the "Internal Revenue Code of 1986," 100 Stat. 2085, 26 U.S.C. 501 that has a contract with the department of developmental disabilities to provide protective services may be appointed as a guardian of a person with a developmental disability and may serve as guardian pursuant to sections 5123.55 to 5123.59 of the Revised Code.
(2) A nonprofit corporation domiciled in this state and organized under the laws of this state and entitled to tax exempt status under section 501(a) of the "Internal Revenue Code of 1986," 100 Stat. 2085, 26 U.S.C. 501 may be appointed as a guardian of the person of an incompetent when certified by the probate court to receive such an appointment. The probate court shall certify that nonprofit corporation and any individual acting as a guardian on behalf of the nonprofit corporation upon meeting the requirements for serving as a guardian as prescribed by the supreme court in the Rules of Superintendence for the Courts of Ohio and the rules of court adopted by the probate court of the county exercising jurisdiction over the incompetent. A nonprofit corporation appointed as guardian of the person of an incompetent shall not be the residential caregiver, health care provider, or employer of the incompetent.
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