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Title 14 : Decedents Estates and Fiduciary Relations

Chapter 111 : GUARDIANSHIP

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.)