2009 New Jersey Code
34:15-46 - Parent to act as guardian 

34:15-46.    Parent to act as guardian 
     34:15-46. In case a person under the age of twenty-one years shall be entitled to receive a sum or sums amounting, in the aggregate, to not more than two hundred fifty dollars ($250.00) as compensation for injuries, or as a distributive share under this chapter, the father, mother or natural guardian upon whom said person shall be dependent for support shall be authorized and empowered to receive and receipt for such moneys to the same extent as a guardian of the person and property of such person duly appointed by the surrogate of the county in which such person resides or by the Superior Court. The release or discharge of such father, mother or natural guardian shall be a full and complete discharge of all claims or demands of the said person thereunder. 

    Amended 1953,c.33,s.54; 1991,c.91,s.361. 

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