The Public Guardian and Trustee may:
- monitor the actions of executors and trustees managing property for children;
- manage children’s interests in estates, lotteries and insurance policies;
- approve settlements for personal injuries and claims for loss upon the death of a parent and manage the proceeds;
- approve legal fees for these settlements; and
- deal with real estate owned by a child.
The Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee is not involved in custody or guardianship issues.