2018 Connecticut General Statutes
Title 45a - Probate Courts and Procedure
Chapter 802h - Protected Persons and Their Property
Section 45a-667a - Definitions.

Universal Citation: CT Gen Stat § 45a-667a (2018)

As used in sections 45a-667 to 45a-667v, inclusive:

(1) “Adult” means an individual who is at least eighteen years of age.

(2) “Conservator of the estate” means (A) a conservator of the estate, as defined in section 45a-644, or (B) a person, except a hospital or nursing home facility, appointed by a court outside of this state to manage the property of an adult.

(3) “Conservator of the person” means (A) a conservator of the person, as defined in section 45a-644, or (B) a person, except a hospital or nursing home facility, appointed by a court outside of this state to make decisions regarding the person of an adult.

(4) “Conservator of the person order” means (A) an order appointing a conservator of the person pursuant to part IV of this chapter, or (B) an order by a court outside of this state appointing a conservator of the person.

(5) “Conservator of the person proceeding” means (A) a judicial proceeding held pursuant to part IV of this chapter in which an order for the appointment of a conservator of the person is sought or has been issued, or (B) a judicial proceeding held outside of this state in which an order for the appointment of a conservator of the person is sought or has been issued.

(6) “Involuntary representation” means involuntary representation, as defined in section 45a-644.

(7) “Party” means the respondent, petitioner, conservator of the person or conservator of the estate or any other person allowed by a court to participate in a conservator of the person proceeding or a conservator of the estate proceeding.

(8) “Person”, except as used in the term “conserved 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) “Conserved person” means a conserved person, as defined in section 45a-644, or an adult for whom a conservator of the person or conservator of the estate has been appointed in a judicial proceeding outside of this state.

(10) “Conservator of the estate order” means (A) an order appointing a conservator of the estate pursuant to part IV of this chapter, (B) an order by a court outside of this state appointing a conservator of the estate, or (C) any other order by a court related to the management of the property of an adult.

(11) “Conservator of the estate proceeding” means (A) a judicial proceeding held pursuant to part IV of this chapter, or (B) a judicial proceeding held outside of this state in which a conservator of the estate 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 a respondent, as defined in section 45a-644, or an adult for whom the appointment of a conservator of the person or a conservator of the estate order is sought outside of this state.

(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.

(P.A. 12-22, S. 2.)

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