The Right Account for Your Guardianship
If you are serving as a court-ordered guardian, you’ve got a lot of responsibilities to manage. Ridgewood Savings Bank can help make it easier with a convenient Court-Ordered Guardianship Account.
What You’ll Need
Before you can open your Court-Ordered Guardianship Account, you’ll need to bring all original court documents related to the guardianship to a Ridgewood Savings Bank Branch Manager. Bring the following items into your branch to open your account:
- Your Photo ID
- Your Social Security number
- Proof of your New York State address
- The minor or incapacitated person’s Social Security number and date of birth
Why Choose Ridgewood?
Your unique financial situation calls for a unique financial institution. Since 1921, Ridgewood Savings Bank has been here to serve our fellow New Yorkers. We offer the convenience you expect from a big national bank, paired with personalized service that only a community bank can offer.
Checking Accounts are not permitted with local Surrogate Court orders but may be permitted with a Supreme Court order if it is stated in the order. Accounts are not to exceed FDIC insurance ($250,000). Court orders usually express how the money is to be invested (i.e. savings, CD, etc.). Court-Ordered Guardianship Accounts are not permitted to have Overdraft Privilege. Other restrictions and conditions may apply.