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Title 14 : Decedents Estates and Fiduciary Relations

Chapter 111 : Guardianship

Subchapter 002 : Persons for Whom Guardians Appointed

(Cite as: 14 V.S.A. § 2628)
  • § 2628. Guardianship order

    (a) If the court grants a petition for guardianship of a child under subsection 2626(d) or 2627(d) of this title, the court shall enter an order establishing a guardianship and naming the proposed guardian as the child’s guardian.

    (b) A guardianship order issued under this section shall include provisions addressing the following matters:

    (1) the powers and duties of the guardian consistent with section 2629 of this title;

    (2) the expected duration of the guardianship, if known;

    (3) a family plan on a form approved by the Court Administrator that:

    (A) in a consensual case is consistent with the parties’ agreement; or

    (B) in a nonconsensual case includes, at a minimum, provisions that address parent-child contact consistent with section 2630 of this title; and

    (4) the process for reviewing the order consistent with section 2631 of this title. (Added 2013, No. 170 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2014.)