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§33-15-15  Exemption of welfare agencies from costs and bond. –

Published: 2015

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Probate practice and procedure


Limited Guardianship and Guardianship of Adults

SECTION 33-15-15

   § 33-15-15  Exemption of welfare agencies

from costs and bond. –

In any petition for the appointment of a limited guardian or guardian filed by

the director of public welfare of any city or town or the directors of social

and rehabilitative services and mental health, retardation and hospitals or

their designated agent, in which the director or agent certifies that the

petition is filed for the purpose of enabling the respondent, who is without

funds, to receive assistance from funds which are financed in whole or in part

by federal grants, the director or his or her agent, as petitioner, shall not

be required to pay court fees or to give surety on his or her bond.

History of Section.

(G.L., ch. 426, § 43, as enacted by P.L. 1956, ch. 3757, § 1; G.L.

1956, § 33-15-15; Reorg. Plan No. 1, 1970; P.L. 1992, ch. 493, §