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Friday, July 7, 2017

Conservatee to be present at hearing; court order


3B:13A-4. Conservatee to be present at hearing; court order


3B:13A-4. Conservatee to be present at hearing; court ordered investigation if conservatee unable to attend The conservatee shall be present at the hearing unless he is unable to attend by reason of physical or other inability, and that inability is established to the satisfaction of the court. If the conservatee is found to be unable to attend, the court shall, subject to rules of court, order an investigation to be conducted to assure the conservatee does not object to the conservatorship unless the court believes, in its discretion, that the interests of the conservatee are adequately protected by counsel representing the conservatee.

L.1983, c. 192, s. 1, eff. May 23, 1983.
3B:13A-5. By whom action for appointment of conservator in behalf of conservatee may be brought 3B:13A-5. By whom action for appointment of conservator in behalf of conservatee may be brought. An action for the appointment of a conservator may be brought by the conservatee as provided in section 3B:13A-2 or in the conservatees behalf by:

a. His spouse;

b. His adult children or, where there are none, the person or persons closest in degree of kinship to the conservatee;

c. Any person having concern for the financial or personal well-being of the conservatee;

d. A public agency or a social services official of the State or of the county in which the conservatee resides regardless of whether or not the conservatee is a recipient of public assistance; or

e. The chief administrator of a State licensed hospital, school or institution in which the conservatee is a patient or from which he receives services.

f. The chief administrator of a non-profit charitable institution in which the conservatee is a patient or from which he receives services.



Amended 1989,c.329,s.1.
3B:13A-6. Service of notice to appoint conservatorNotice of the action to appoint a conservator shall be served upon the following persons:

a. The conservatee unless he is the plaintiff;

b. The spouse and adult children of the conservatee or, where there are none, upon the person or persons closest in degree of kinship to the conservatee;

c. The person with whom the conservatee resides, or if the conservatee resides in an institution, upon the chief administrator of that institution.

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