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This libguide focuses on the process of obtaining guardianship in Franklin County, Ohio. Pursuant to Oh. Rev. Code Sec. 2111.02, a probate court must explore less restrictive alternatives before appointing a guardian. A properly executed power of attorney can be a less restrictive alternative to guardianship of the estate and person. Please see my libguide on Ohio Power of Attorney Law. A trust can sometimes by a less restrictive alternative to guardianship of an estate. Please see my libguide on Ohio Trust Law.
Anderson's Ohio Probate Practice and Procedure by
Call Number: KFO 144 .A93
Also available on Lexis Advance on the Franklin County Law Library public computers. Also available as an ebook from our website for Central Ohio attorneys who have a Franklin County Law Library library card.
Family Guide to Mental Illness and the Law: A Practical Handbook by
Call Number: KF 489 .T37
Publication Date: 2019
Fundamentals of Guardianship: What every guardian should know
Call Number: KF 553. H87
Publication Date: 2017
Call Number: KFO 106. G82
Publication Date: 2015
Merrick-Rippner Ohio Probate Law by
Call Number: KFO 144 .A4
Also available on Westlaw on the Franklin County Law Library public computers.
Ohio Elder Law by
Call Number: KFO 91 .A3 K74
Ohio Handbook Series. Also on Westlaw in the Franklin County Law Library Computer Labs.