Section 26-2A-133


Published: 2015

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Section 26-2A-133

Section 26-2A-133Original petition for appointment or protective order.

(a) The person to be protected or any person who is interested in the estate, affairs, or welfare of the person, including a parent, child, guardian, custodian, or any person who would be adversely affected by lack of effective management of the person's property and business affairs may petition for the appointment of a conservator or for other appropriate protective order.



(b) The petition must set forth to the extent known the interest of the petitioner; the name, age, residence, and address of the person to be protected; the names and addresses of all persons, known to the petitioner, who must be given notice, a general statement of the person's property with an estimate of the value thereof, including any compensation, insurance, pension, or allowance to which the person is entitled; the reason why appointment of a conservator or other protective order is necessary, and whether bond has been relieved. If the appointment of a conservator is requested, the petition must also set forth the name and address of the person whose appointment is sought and the basis of the claim to priority for appointment.

(Acts 1987, No. 87-590, p. 975, §2-304.)