Probate practice and procedure
Real Property of Decedents and Incompetents
§ 33-19-27 Sale, lease, or mortgage by
foreign guardian of nonresident ward.
If any person who resides out of the state, but within the United States, is
under guardianship in the state, territory, or district where he or she
resides, and has no guardian appointed in this state, the foreign guardian may
file a copy of his or her appointment, duly authenticated according to an act
of congress in those cases, in the probate court of any town or city in this
state in which there is real estate of the ward. After filing and upon petition
to the probate court, he or she may be authorized to sell, mortgage, or lease
the real estate of the ward in any town or city, for the purposes, in the
manner, after like notice, and upon the terms provided in this chapter in case
of sale, mortgage, or lease, by a guardian appointed in this state.
History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 763; G.L. 1909, ch. 308, § 30; G.L. 1923, ch. 359,
§ 30; G.L. 1938, ch. 570, § 30; G.L. 1956, § 33-19-27.)