2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 3B - ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATES--DECEDENTS AND OTHERS
Section 3B:12-28 - Return to competency; restoration of estate.


NJ Rev Stat § 3B:12-28 (2013) What's This?

3B:12-28 Return to competency; restoration of estate.

3B:12-28. Return to competency; restoration of estate.

The Superior Court may, on summary action filed by the person adjudicated incapacitated or the guardian, adjudicate that the incapacitated person has returned to full or partial competency and restore to that person his civil rights and estate as it exists at the time of the return to competency if the court is satisfied that the person has recovered his sound reason and is fit to govern himself and manage his affairs, or, in the case of an incapacitated person determined to be incapacitated by reason of chronic alcoholism, that the person has reformed and become habitually sober and has continued so for one year next preceding the commencement of the action, and in the case of an incapacitated person determined to be incapacitated by reason of chronic use of drugs that the person has reformed and has not been a chronic user of drugs for one year next preceding the commencement of the action.

Amended 2005, c.304, s.16.


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