2018 Connecticut General Statutes
Title 45a - Probate Courts and Procedure
Chapter 802h - Protected Persons and Their Property
Section 45a-653 - (Formerly Sec. 45-73). Conveyances, contracts and funds of allegedly incapable person pending application for appointment of conservator. Recording or lodging of notice of application.

Universal Citation: CT Gen Stat § 45a-653 (2018)

(a) If an application for the appointment of a conservator has been made, and if, while the application is pending, the applicant records a notice of the application certified by the court with the town clerk of any town within which real property of the alleged incapable person is situated and with the town clerk of the town in which the alleged incapable person resides, any conveyance of such real property by such person and any contract made by such person between the time the notice of the application is recorded and the time of the adjudication of the court upon the application shall not be valid without the approval of the court.

(b) If, during the pendency of the application, the applicant lodges with any bank, trust company or other depositary a notice of the application certified by the court, such bank, trust company or depositary shall not allow any funds of the allegedly incapable person to be withdrawn, between the time the notice of the application is lodged and the time of the adjudication of the court upon the application, without the approval of the court.

(c) The original copy of the notice of the application shall be filed with the court. The notice may not be recorded or lodged elsewhere unless it is a copy certified by the court. The notice shall state that an application for appointment of a conservator is pending and shall include the name of the allegedly incapable person, the name of the applicant, the probate district in which the application is pending, and the date of application. The notice shall be signed and acknowledged by the applicant. The notice shall not include the allegation of facts on which the application is based.

(1949 Rev., S. 6876; P.A. 80-476, S. 135; P.A. 91-406, S. 18, 29; P.A. 94-111; P.A. 96-180, S. 124, 166; P.A. 07-116, S. 17.)

History: P.A. 80-476 divided section into Subsecs. and rephrased provisions; Sec. 45-73 transferred to Sec. 45a-653 in 1991; P.A. 91-406 confirmed the numbering of this section as Sec. 45a-653, thereby correcting a typographical error; P.A. 94-111 amended Subsecs. (a) and (b) by changing “an attested copy of one application” to “notice of the application” and added Subsec. (c) re contents of notice of application to be recorded or lodged pursuant to section; P.A. 96-180 made technical changes in Subsecs. (a) and (b), effective June 3, 1996; P.A. 07-116 inserted “certified by the court” re application in Subsecs. (a) and (b), substituted “allegedly” for “alleged” in Subsecs. (b) and (c), and amended Subsec. (c) re filing of original copy of notice with the court and prohibiting the notice from being recorded or lodged elsewhere unless it is a copy certified by the court.

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