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Title 14: Decedents' Estates and Fiduciary Relations

Chapter 111: GUARDIANSHIP


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 Sub-Chapter 1: Jurisdiction Of Probate Court
 
§ 2601   Repealed. 1985, No. 144 (Adj. Sess.), { 163.
§ 2602   Court appointing, to have jurisdiction; accounts
§ 2603   Nonresident guardian
 
 Sub-Chapter 2: Persons For Whom Guardians Appointed
 
§ 2621   Policy; purposes
§ 2622   Definitions
§ 2623   Petition for guardianship of minor; service
§ 2624   Jurisdiction; transfer to Family Division
§ 2625   Hearing; counsel; guardian ad litem
§ 2626   Consensual guardianship
§ 2627   Nonconsensual guardianship
§ 2628   Guardianship order
§ 2629   Powers and duties of guardian
§ 2630   Parent-child contact
§ 2631   Reports; review hearing
§ 2632   Termination
§ 2633   Appeals
§ 2634   Department for Children and Families policy
§ 2635   -2640. [Reserved for future use.]
§ 2641   Parents as joint guardians
§ 2642   Repealed. 1959, No. 262, { 37, eff. June 11, 1959.
§ 2643   Release by court and parent on behalf of minor
§ 2644   Child of unmarried woman
§ 2645   Repealed. 2013, No. 170 (Adj. Sess.), { 6, eff. September 1, 2014.
§ 2646   Repealed. 1985, No. 144 (Adj. Sess.), { 163.
§ 2647   For minor interested in an estate
§ 2648   Parent may be appointed guardian
§ 2649   Guardian appointed for nonresident minor
§ 2650   Minor's choice of guardian
§ 2651   Repealed. 2013, No. 170 (Adj. Sess.), { 6, eff. September 1, 2014.
§ 2652   Choice of another guardian by minor
§ 2653   Repealed. 2013, No. 170 (Adj. Sess.), { 6, eff. September 1, 2014.
§ 2654   Control over property in another state
§ 2655   Parent may have custody of person
§ 2656   Guardian appointed by will
§ 2657   Guardian ad litem
§ 2658   Powers of guardian
§ 2659   Financial guardianship; minors
§ 2661   Definitions
§ 2662   Permanent guardian; rights and obligations
§ 2663   Parent of the minor; rights and obligations; support
§ 2664   Creation of permanent guardianship
§ 2665   Reports
§ 2666   Modification; termination
§ 2667   Order for visitation, contact or information; immediate harm to the minor
§ 2671   Voluntary guardianship
§ 2672   Repealed. 1979, No. 76, { 20.
§ 2681   Spendthrift, defined
§ 2682   Repealed . 2005, No. 174 (Adj. Sess.), Section 140(3).
§ 2683   Repealed. 1979, No. 76, { 20.
§ 2684   Spendthrift; hearing; notice
§ 2685   Decree; appeal
§ 2686   Repealed. 1979, No. 76, { 20.
§ 2687   Expense of resisting application
§ 2688   Repealed . 1967, No. 147, Section 53(b), eff. Oct. 1, 1968.
§ 2689   Repealed. 2005, No. 174 (Adj. Sess.), { 140(3).
§ 2690   Guardian to give notice that ward's contracts and transfers will be void
§ 2691   Spouse to support and have custody
§ 2692   Extent of guardian's control
§ 2693   Married woman may be guardian
§ 2694   Repealed. 1971, No. 185 (Adj. Sess.), { 237, eff. March 29, 1972.
§ 2711   Nonresidents; powers of guardian
§ 2712   Hearing
 
 Sub-Chapter 3: Bonds
 
§ 2751   Bonds; how conditioned
§ 2752   To respond for principal only; court may order income paid to parent
§ 2753   Additional bond
§ 2754   New bond
§ 2755   Limitation of action on bond
 
 Sub-Chapter 4: Inventory And Disposition Of Estate
 
§ 2791   Inventory
§ 2792   Appraisal to be made; exception
§ 2793   Guardian to account for and dispose of personalty
§ 2794   Citation of person suspected of embezzling or secreting
§ 2795   Commitment for disobedience; examination
§ 2796   Citation; costs
§ 2797   Guardian to manage estate and maintain ward
§ 2798   Guardian may sell personalty and support ward
§ 2799   Repealed. 1979, No. 76, { 20.
§ 2800   Disputed claim may be referred
§ 2801   Guardian may discharge mortgage; consent to sale of realty
§ 2802   Partition of estate of which ward has an undivided interest
§ 2803   Court may order personalty sold and proceeds invested in real estate
§ 2804   Court may order estate paid to guardian in other state
 
 Sub-Chapter 5: Payment Of Debts Of Ward
 
§ 2841   Limiting time for payment of debts
§ 2842   Realty to be taken when personalty exhausted
§ 2843   Claims, time for presenting limited; when barred
§ 2844   2844, 2845. Repealed . 1985, No. 144 (Adj. Sess.), Section 163.
§ 2846   Court may order dividend
§ 2847   Allowance to guardian
§ 2848   After dividend, claims barred as to guardian; exception
§ 2849   Claims not barred
§ 2850   Ward not to be sued; action commenced before appointment may proceed
 
 Sub-Chapter 6: Sale Of Real Estate
 
§ 2881   Real estate; when may be sold
§ 2882   Regulations under which license granted
§ 2883   Term of license
§ 2884   Deed, effect of
§ 2885   Guardian to report sale
§ 2886   License when guardian or ward resides out of state
§ 2887   Conveyance of land which ward was under contract to convey
§ 2888   License not to be granted to creditors' injury
§ 2889   If guardian grantee, judge to convey; deed, effect of
§ 2890   Lands held in trust to be conveyed to beneficiary
§ 2891   When guardian dies or is removed pending sale, new license
 
 Sub-Chapter 7: Settlement Of Accounts
 
§ 2921   Accounts, time
§ 2922   By guardian of nonresident ward
§ 2923   Property may be ordered into hands of nonresident guardian; proceedings
§ 2924   Same; exception
§ 2925   Guardian to swear to correctness of account
§ 2926   Surety may intervene as party; rights of surety
§ 2927   Remedy, after guardian's discharge, reexamination of accounts
§ 2928   Death of ward
 
 Sub-Chapter 8: Void Or Voidable Appointment
 
§ 2961   Previous acts confirmed and compensation allowed, on being lawfully appointed
§ 2962   Good faith
§ 2963   Conveyances valid
§ 2964   Bond
 
 Sub-Chapter 9: Termination Of Guardianship
 
§ 3001   Removal; resignation; marriage of guardian; vacancies
§ 3002   Minor ward's marriage; exception
§ 3003   Parent may move for guardian's removal; notice
§ 3004   Court may revoke
§ 3005   Guardian refusing to give up ward, committed
§ 3006   Repealed . 1979, No. 76, Section 20.
§ 3007   Repealed. 2005, No. 174 (Adj. Sess.), { 140(3).
§ 3008   3008- 3010. Repealed . 1979, No. 76, Section 20.
§ 3011   Special fiduciary
 
 Sub-Chapter 10: Appeals
 
§ 3041   3041- 3044. Repealed . 1973, No. 249 (Adj. Sess.), Section 111, eff. April 9, 1974.
 
 Sub-Chapter 11: Powers Of Attorney
 
§ 3051   3051, 3052. Repealed . 2001, No. 135 (Adj. Sess.), Section 18.
 
 Sub-Chapter 12: Persons In Need Of Guardianship
 
§ 3060   Policy
§ 3061   Definitions
§ 3062   Jurisdiction; review of guardian's actions
§ 3063   Petition for guardianship
§ 3064   Notice of petition and hearing
§ 3065   Counsel
§ 3066   Guardian ad litem
§ 3067   Evaluation and report; background check; release of evaluation
§ 3068   Hearing
§ 3068a   Rights of a person under guardianship
§ 3069   Powers of a guardian
§ 3070   Repealed. 2007, No. 186 (Adj. Sess.), { 1.
§ 3071   Duties of guardian
§ 3072   Guardians; individuals who may serve
§ 3073   Change of residential placement
§ 3074   Commitment, sterilization, involuntary treatment, and involuntary medication
§ 3075   Consent for medical or dental treatment
§ 3076   Annual reports; final accounting; fees
§ 3077   Termination and modification of guardianship
§ 3078   Annual notice to person in need of guardianship
§ 3079   Validity of prior guardianship
§ 3080   Appeals
§ 3081   Emergency temporary guardian pending final hearing on petition
 
 Sub-Chapter 13: Public Guardian
 
§ 3091   Office of public guardian established
§ 3092   Appointment of the office of public guardian
§ 3093   Powers and duties of public guardian
§ 3094   Duty to seek private guardian
§ 3095   Statistics to be maintained
§ 3096   Office of Public Guardian to offer assistance

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