2009 Iowa Code
Title 15 - Judicial Branch and Judicial Procedures
Subtitle 4 - Probate - Fiduciaries
CHAPTER 633 - PROBATE CODE
633.552 - PETITION FOR APPOINTMENT OF GUARDIAN.
633.552 PETITION FOR APPOINTMENT OF GUARDIAN. Any person may file with the clerk a verified petition for the appointment of a guardian. The petition shall state the following information so far as known to the petitioner. 1. The name, age and post office address of the proposed ward. 2. That the proposed ward is in either of the following categories: a. Is a person whose decision-making capacity is so impaired that the person is unable to care for the person's personal safety or to attend to or provide for necessities for the person such as food, shelter, clothing, or medical care, without which physical injury or illness might occur. b. Is a minor. 3. The name and post office address of the proposed guardian, and that such person is qualified to serve in that capacity. 4. That the proposed ward is a resident of the state of Iowa or is present in the state, and that the ward's best interests require the appointment of a guardian in this state. 5. The name and address of the person or institution, if any, having the care, custody or control of the proposed ward.Section History: Early Form
[R60, § 1449; C73, § 2272; C97, § 3219; C24, 27, § 12614, 12616; C31, 35, § 12614, 12616, 12644-c3; C39, § 12614, 12616, 12644.03; C46, 50, 54, 58, 62, § 670.2, 670.4, 672.3; C66, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 633.552]Section History: Recent Form
84 Acts, ch 1299, § 10; 85 Acts, ch 29, §1; 97 Acts, ch 178, §5 Referred to in § 229.27, 235B.18, 235B.19, 633.635, 633.675
Disclaimer: These codes may not be the most recent version. Iowa may have more current or accurate information. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or the information linked to on the state site. Please check official sources.