2017 Arkansas Code
Title 28 - Wills, Estates, and Fiduciary Relationships
Subtitle 5 - Fiduciary Relationships
Chapter 74 - Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act
Subchapter 1 - General Provisions
§ 28-74-102. Definitions

Universal Citation: AR Code § 28-74-102 (2017)
  • In this chapter:
    • (1) "Adult" means an individual who has attained eighteen (18) years of age.
    • (2) "Conservator" means a person appointed by the court to administer the property of an adult, including a person appointed under § 28-67-105.
    • (3) "Guardian" means a person appointed by the court to make decisions regarding the person of an adult, including a person appointed under the Adult Maltreatment Custody Act, § 9-20-101 et seq., § 28-65-201 et seq., and the Uniform Veterans' Guardianship Act, § 28-66-101 et seq.
    • (4) "Guardianship order" means an order appointing a guardian.
    • (5) "Guardianship proceeding" means a judicial proceeding in which an order for the appointment of a guardian is sought or has been issued.
    • (6) "Incapacitated person" means an adult for whom a guardian has been appointed.
    • (7) "Party" means the respondent, petitioner, guardian, conservator, or any other person allowed by the court to participate in a guardianship or protective proceeding.
    • (8) "Person," except in the term incapacitated person or protected person, means an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, joint venture, public corporation, government or governmental subdivision, agency, or instrumentality, or any other legal or commercial entity.
    • (9) "Protected person" means an adult for whom a protective order has been issued.
    • (10) "Protective order" means an order appointing a conservator or other order related to management of an adult's property.
    • (11) "Protective proceeding" means a judicial proceeding in which a protective order is sought or has been issued.
    • (12) "Record" means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form.
    • (13) "Respondent" means an adult for whom a protective order or the appointment of a guardian is sought.
    • (14) "State" means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, a federally recognized Indian tribe, or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States.
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