If the family is living in the household with someone else, a Statement of Legal Residence form is required AND must be notarized. This form must be completed by the enrolling parent/guardian AND the homeowner/lessor. Enrolling parent/guardian should complete the section entitled "Affidavit of Parent/Guardian" (statements 1-5). The homeowner/lessor should complete the section entitled "Certification of Residence Owner/Lessor." The Statement of Legal Residence is not proof of residence. Proof of residence must be provided in the name of the person completing this section of the form.
The original notarized document must be received in our office at 522 Hardee Street Dallas, GA 30132 by your reserved processing time. This form can be notarized at Central Registration at no charge or by an authorized notary public. Copies and emails of this form are not acceptable.
A separate Statement of Legal Residence form MUST be completed for each student that is registering with Paulding County School District when the family is living in the household with someone else. If proof of residence is in enrolling parent name or spouse of enrolling parent, a Statement of Legal Residence is not required as long as the parent or spouse is listed in the online application as a parent/guardian living in the household.
This form will be required to be renewed each subsequent school year at the beginning of the year. One valid current proof of residence must also be provided each subsequent year. This can be renewed at the school your student attends.
Acceptable proof of residence: Any two of the items listed below are acceptable.
(1) A monthly utility bill (power, water, cable, gas, garbage, satellite) or mortgage statement issued within the last 30 days which includes the service address. Remittance portion of statement is not acceptable. Two different utility bills can be provided as both proofs of residence (i.e. water and power or mortgage and gas). Please provide the complete billing statement. If providing ATT, we will need page 3. If providing Xfinity, we will need pages 1 and 3. If providing Stream Energy bill, we will need pages 1 and 2.
(2) Lease or rental agreement signed by both parties consisting of written evidence that a current valid agreement exists. Also to be included with this agreement shall be the name, address, and/or telephone number of the lessor
(3) Home ownership title consisting of either a warranty deed, page 1 with Exhibit A, quit-claim deed, or pages 1-3 of the security deed to include physical address