Title 75 - Utah Uniform Probate Code - Chapter 9 - Uniform Power of Attorney Act - Part 1 - General Provisions - Section 108 - Nomination of conservator or guardian -- Relation of agent to court appointed fiduciary.


Published: 2016-05-10

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Effective 5/10/2016 75-9-108 Nomination of conservator or guardian -- Relation of agent to court appointed fiduciary. (1) In a power of attorney, a principal may nominate a conservator of the principal's estate or

guardian of the principal's person for consideration by the court if protective proceedings for the principal's estate or person are begun after the principal executes the power of attorney. Except for good cause shown or disqualification, the court shall make its appointment in accordance with the principal's most recent nomination.

(2) If, after a principal executes a power of attorney, a court appoints a conservator of the principal's estate or other fiduciary charged with the management of some or all of the principal's property, the agent is accountable to the fiduciary as well as to the principal. The power of attorney is not terminated and the agent's authority continues unless limited, suspended, or terminated by the court.

Enacted by Chapter 256, 2016 General Session