2019 Indiana Code
Title 29. Probate
Article 3. Guardianships and Protective Proceedings
Chapter 12. Termination of Guardianships and Protective Orders
29-3-12-7. Petition to extend guardianship past age 18

Universal Citation: IN Code § 29-3-12-7 (2019)
IC 29-3-12-7 Petition to extend guardianship past age 18

Sec. 7. (a) This section applies to the guardianship of a minor who has not been adjudicated an incapacitated person.

(b) A protected person who is at least seventeen (17) years of age and the guardian of the protected person may jointly petition the court to extend the duration of the guardianship beyond the date on which the protected person attains eighteen (18) years of age to the earlier of the following:

(1) A termination date, if any, set forth in the petition.

(2) The date the protected person attains twenty-two (22) years of age.

(c) A petition submitted under subsection (b) must be verified.

(d) The court, after notice and hearing, may extend a guardianship under this section if the court finds that extending the guardianship is in the best interests of the protected person. The extension of a guardianship under this section does not place the protected person under a legal disability.

As added by P.L.115-2012, SEC.3.

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