FOI means Foreign Intervention proceeding. When a conservator or guardian appointed in another state needs to use their authority in the District of Columbia, that person can open a foreign intervention proceeding in the District of Columbia.
Foreign Intervention Proceeding (FOI) FAQs
IDD means "Intervention - Developmental Disability" case. Such cases are opened only by the District of Columbia for the appointment of a limited guardian to make health care decisions only or for the appointment of a general guardian to make health care, quality of life, and placement decisions and/or for the appointment of a conservator to handle the financial affairs for adults who are developmentally disabled.
INT is an intervention case. Such cases are opened for the appointment of a guardian of an incapacitated adult to make health care, quality of life, and placement decisions and/or the appointment of a conservator of an incapacitated adult to handle financial affairs or to protect the property of an incapacitated, missing, disappeared, or detained individual.
No. When the documents listed above have been filed, the foreign guardian or conservator can exercise all powers authorized in the power of appointment except as prohibited by the laws of the District of Columbia. Unless restricted by the underlying appointment in the other state, a conservator can exercise all powers of a conservator appointed by the court in the District of Columbia as to assets in the District and may pursue actions and proceedings subject to any conditions imposed upon nonresident parties.