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Subchapter 013 : PUBLIC GUARDIAN(Cite as: 14 V.S.A. § 3094)
§ 3094. Duty to seek private guardian
(a) Once appointed as guardian, the Office of Public Guardian shall make a reasonable effort to locate a suitable guardian for the ward from the private sector. Annually, the Office of Public Guardian shall file a report with the Probate Division of the Superior Court describing its efforts to locate a private guardian for the ward.
(b) Upon location of a suitable private guardian, the Office of Public Guardian shall file a motion with the Probate Division of the Superior Court for termination or modification of the guardianship. Availability of a suitable private guardian shall be deemed a change in the suitability of the Office of Public Guardian for carrying out its powers and duties under section 3077(a)(5) of this title. (Added 1987, No. 239 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; amended 1989, No. 151 (Adj. Sess.), § 4; 2009, No. 154 (Adj. Sess.), § 238a, eff. Feb. 1, 2011.)