Proof of Legal Guardianship is required for enrollment if the enrolling adult is not the birth parent. If the person presenting the Scholar for enrollment is not that Scholar’s parent/guardian or grandparent, the school will require the enrolling person to fully complete the Kinship Caregiver Affidavit. The enrolling person must stand in loco parentis (i.e., be charged with or have assumed the duties and responsibilities of a parent such as providing food, shelter, clothing and medical care). A grandparent may enroll a scholar by presenting a Grandparent Power of Attorney for the Care of a Minor Child.
To learn more, contact Fulton County Probate Court at 404-613-4070. The Fulton County Probate Court is located at 136 Pryor Street SW, Suite C-230, Atlanta, Georgia 30303. Click here to visit the Fulton County Probate Court's web page.