33A-3 VETERANS' GUARDIANSHIPS
Definitions of terms.
Mentally unsound veterans--Commitment to Department of Veterans' Affairs or other
Notice of pending commitment proceeding--Right to be heard.
Effect of commitment--Powers of chief officer of federal facility.
Retention of jurisdiction by committing court.
Transfer of patients from state to federal facility.
Criminal offenders not subject to transfer--Exception--Transfer deemed to be original
Commitment by court of another state--Operation and effect.
Necessity for guardian--Manner of appointment.
Suits and proceedings--Appointment or removal of conservator--Removal of
Notice of time and place of hearing to United States Department of Veterans' Affairs.
Orders of court in conservatorship proceeding--Copy mailed to veterans
Public records--Copies furnished to United States Department of Veterans' Affairs.
Right to file petition for appointment of conservator.
Contents of petition for appointment of conservator.
Mentally incompetent ward--Shown on petition.
Notice of hearing.
Minors--Necessity for conservator--Certificate of age.
Certification of mental incompetency of ward.
Bond of conservator--Form and requisites--Additional security.
Personal sureties on bond of conservator--Additional security.
Number of wards allowable to one guardian or conservator--Report or accounting--Discharge.
Investment of surplus funds by conservator--Prior order of court--Petition for order
Purchase of real estate--Hearing on verified petition--Notice of hearing.
Investment in real estate--Evidence of value and title.
Limitation of right to purchase real estate.
Support and maintenance of others than ward--Rights of guardian--Notice of hearing
Compensation of conservator.
Accounts required of conservator.
Accounting for securities or investments by conservator--Certificate of examination.
Extent of accountability of conservator.
Certified copy of account of conservator filed with the United States Department of
Failure to account as grounds for removal of conservator.
Notice of hearings on account, petition, motion or other pleading--Time and manner
Department certificate as evidence that ward has attained majority or recovered
Order determining that ward has attained majority or recovered competency--Filing
of final account.
Approval of final account--Assets delivered to ward--Discharge of conservator and
release of sureties.
Law governing income and estate.
Application of state laws and procedure.
Construction of law--Uniformity.
Appointment of conservator for veteran or person in service or dependents and
beneficiaries under certain federal acts.
Priorities in appointment of conservator for veteran.
Probate fees prohibited.
Certified copies of documents necessary to obtain benefits for veteran--Fees by clerk
of court prohibited.
Attorney fees restricted where guardian appointed to obtain benefits for veteran.