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Title 18 : Health

Chapter 215 : Guardianship Services for People with Developmental Disabilities

(Cite as: 18 V.S.A. § 9316)
  • § 9316. Modification or termination of guardianship services

    (a) The Commissioner shall provide guardianship services in accordance with the order of the Probate Division or Family Division of the Superior Court until termination or modification thereof by the court.

    (b) The Commissioner, the person with developmental disabilities, or any interested person may petition the appointing court, if it exists, or the Superior Court for the unit where the person resides to modify or terminate the judgment pursuant to which the Commissioner is providing guardianship. The petitioner, or the Commissioner as petitioner, and the respondent shall be the parties to an application to modify or terminate guardianship.

    (c) Notice and hearing on the petition shall proceed in the manner set forth in sections 9307-9309 of this title. (Added 1977, No. 192 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; amended 2001, No. 43, § 1; 2009, No. 154 (Adj. Sess.), § 155; 2009, No. 154 (Adj. Sess.), § 155a, eff. Feb. 1, 2011.)