2022 Iowa Code
Chapter 633 - PROBATE CODE
Section 633.553 - Basis for appointment of conservator for an adult.

Universal Citation: IA Code § 633.553 (2022)

633.553 Basis for appointment of conservator for an adult.

1. On petition and after notice and hearing, the court may appoint a conservator for an adult if the court finds by clear and convincing evidence that both of the following are true:

a. The decision-making capacity of the respondent is so impaired that the respondent is unable to make, communicate, or carry out important decisions concerning the respondent’s financial affairs.

b. The appointment of a conservator is in the best interest of the respondent.

2. Section 633.551 applies to the appointment of a conservatorship under subsection 1.

2019 Acts, ch 57, §11, 43, 44

Referred to in §633.567, 633.569, 633.675, 633B.102

Section takes effect January 1, 2020, and applies to guardianships and guardianship proceedings for adults and conservatorships and conservatorship proceedings for adults and minors established or pending before, on, or after that date; 2019 Acts, ch 57, §43, 44

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