3B:13A-7. Right of persons to be heard
L.1983, c. 192, s. 1, eff. May 23, 1983.3B:13A-8. Designation of conservator The court may appoint a person or a financial institution, qualified under the laws of this State to act as a fiduciary, as the conservator of the conservatees estate. If the court appoints a conservator, it shall do so in the following order of priority:
a. A person or financial institution nominated or designated by the conservatee;
b. The conservatees spouse;
c. One or more of the conservatees adult children, or where there are none, the person or persons closest in degree of kinship to the conservatee; or
d. Some other proper person or financial institution as the court shall determine.
The court may, in its discretion, deviate from this order of priority if a potential conservator is unable or unwilling to serve or for some other good cause.
L.1983, c. 192, s. 1, eff. May 23, 1983.3B:13A-9. Acceptance of appointmentBefore letters of conservatorship are issued, the conservator shall accept the appointment in accordance with the Rules Governing the Courts of the State of New Jersey.