2019 New Hampshire Revised Statutes
Title LVI - Probate Courts and Decedents' Estates
Chapter 547-B - Public Guardianship and Protection Program
Section 547-B:3 - Appointment of Guardian.

Universal Citation: NH Rev Stat § 547-B:3 (2019)
    547-B:3 Appointment of Guardian. –
I. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, when nomination of a guardian is required under RSA 135-C:60 or RSA 171-A:10, and there is no relative, friend, or other interested person available, willing, and able to serve in such a capacity, the probate court may appoint the public guardianship and protection program as guardian of the person, estate, or both person and estate, as may be deemed appropriate.
II. In other instances when guardianship services are required and there is no relative, friend, or other interested person available, willing, and able to serve in such a capacity, the probate court may appoint the public guardianship and protection program as guardian of the person, estate, or both person and estate, as may be deemed appropriate, provided that there are funds available to pay for such services.

Source. 1983, 409:1. 1994, 248:6, eff. June 2, 1994.

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