2018 Kentucky Revised Statutes
CHAPTER 387 - GUARDIANS -- CONSERVATORS -- CURATORS OF CONVICTS
.530 Filing of petition -- Contents -- Application of person or entity desiring appointment.

Universal Citation: KY Rev Stat § 387.530 (2018)

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387.530 Filing of petition -- Contents -- Application of person or entity desiring appointment. (1) (2) A petition for a determination of partial disability or disability and the appointment of a limited guardian, guardian, limited conservator, or conservator may be filed by any interested person or by an individual needing guardianship or conservatorship. The petition shall set forth the following: (a) The name and address of the respondent; (b) The date of birth of the respondent, if known; (c) The nature and degree of the alleged disability of the respondent; (d) The facts and reasons supporting the need for guardianship or conservatorship; (e) A description and approximation of the value of the respondent's financial resources, including government benefits, insurance entitlements, and anticipated yearly income, if known; (f) The names and addresses of the respondent's next of kin, if known; (g) The name and address of the individual or facility, if any, having custody of the respondent; (h) The name, address and interest of the petitioner; (i) The name and address of the petitioner's attorney, if any; and (j) The name and address of any person or entity appointed by the respondent as respondent's attorney in fact under a durable power of attorney or as respondent's surrogate to make health care decisions under an advance directive. The petition shall be accompanied by a verified application of the person or entity desiring appointment as limited guardian, guardian, limited conservator, or conservator. The application shall state the name, address, and qualifications of the applicant and his relationship to the respondent. If it is proposed that a standby limited guardian, guardian, limited conservator, or conservator be designated, the petition shall also be accompanied by the application of the person or entity desiring to be so designated. Additional petitions may be filed prior to the date of the hearing by other persons desiring appointment. Effective: July 14, 2018 History: Amended 2018 Ky. Acts ch. 185, sec. 29, effective July 14, 2018. -- Amended 1998 Ky. Acts ch. 421, sec. 3, effective July 15, 1998. -- Created 1982 Ky. Acts ch. 141, sec. 4, effective July 1, 1982.
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