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Office of Public Guardian and Elder Rights

Agency: NJ Division of Aging Services
Service Description:

The Office of Public Guardian and Elder Rights, (OPG), ensures the rights of seniors living in the community. OPG acts as surrogate decision maker for residents sixty (60) years of age and over who have been deemed incapacitated by the Superior Court of New Jersey. OPG does not petition to become guardian, but rather accepts judicial appointments on a discretionary basis.

Fees:

Please call for information.

Eligibility:

Open to New Jersey residents, ages 60 years and older, who have been deemed incapacitated by the Superior Court of New Jersey.

Application Instructions:

Please call for information.

Last Update: July 17, 2017

Mapit
Address:

PO Box 812

Trenton, NJ 08625

Web Address:

http://www.aging.nj.gov

http://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/doas/home/pubguard.html

Areas Served:

New Jersey

Business Hours:

Mon - Fri 8:30am - 5:00pm

Telephones: types, numbers and hours
Type Number Details
Main Phone (609) 588-6500
Fax (609) 588-7131

Email: