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Georgia Code Title 29. Guardian and Ward § 29-4-21

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(a)?Unless the court's order specifies that one or more of the following powers are to be retained by the ward, the appointment of a guardian shall remove from the ward the power to:

(1)?Contract marriage;

(2)?Make, modify, or terminate other contracts;

(3)?Consent to medical treatment;

(4)?Establish a residence or dwelling place;

(5)?Change domicile;

(6)?Revoke a revocable trust established by the ward; ?and

(7)?Bring or defend any action at law or equity, except an action relating to the guardianship.

(b)?The mere appointment of a guardian does not revoke the powers of an agent who was previously appointed by the ward to act as an agent under a durable power of attorney for health care or health care agent under an advance directive for health care.

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