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2019 Montana Code Annotated
Title 72. Estates, Trusts, and Fiduciary Relationships
Chapter 5. Upc -- Persons Under Disability Guardianship and Conservatorship
Part 2. Guardians of Minors
72-5-201. Status of guardian of minor -- how acquired generally -- letters to indicate means of appointment
Universal Citation: MT Code § 72-5-201 (2019)
72-5-201. Status of guardian of minor -- how acquired generally -- letters to indicate means of appointment. (1) A person becomes a guardian of a minor by acceptance of a testamentary appointment or upon appointment by the court.
(2) Letters of guardianship must indicate whether the guardian was appointed by will or by court order.
(3) The guardianship status continues until terminated, without regard to the location from time to time of the guardian and minor ward.
History: En. 91A-5-201, 91A-5-208 by Sec. 1, Ch. 365, L. 1974; R.C.M. 1947, 91A-5-201, 91A-5-208(part).
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