2016 Connecticut General Statutes
Title 45a - Probate Courts and Procedure
Chapter 802h - Protected Persons and Their Property
Section 45a-667i - Determination of jurisdiction re appointment of conservator.

Universal Citation: CT Gen Stat § 45a-667i (2016)

A court of probate in this state has jurisdiction to appoint a conservator of the person or conservator of the estate for a respondent pursuant to part IV of this chapter if:

(1) This state is the respondent's home state;

(2) On the date a petition for involuntary representation is filed, this state is a significant-connection state, and:

(A) The respondent does not have a home state or a court of the respondent's home state has declined to exercise jurisdiction because this state is a more appropriate forum; or

(B) The respondent has a home state, a petition for appointment of a conservator of the person or issuance of a conservator of the estate order is not pending in a court of that state or another significant-connection state, and, before the court makes the appointment or issues the order:

(i) A petition for an appointment or order is not filed in the respondent's home state;

(ii) An objection to the court's jurisdiction is not filed by a person required to be notified of the proceeding; and

(iii) The court of probate concludes that it is an appropriate forum under the factors set forth in subsection (c) of section 45a-667l;

(3) A court of probate in this state does not have jurisdiction under subdivision (1) or (2) of this subsection, the respondent's home state and all significant-connection states have declined to exercise jurisdiction because this state is the more appropriate forum, and jurisdiction in this state is consistent with the statutes of this state and the Constitution of this state and the Constitution of the United States; or

(4) The requirements for special jurisdiction under section 45a-667j are met.

(P.A. 12-22, S. 10.)

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