2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 2a - Administration Of Civil And Criminal Justice
Section 2A:65-1 - Waste By Guardian; Accounting To Ward; Treble Damages

NJ Rev Stat § 2A:65-1 (2016) What's This?

2A:65-1. Waste by guardian; accounting to ward; treble damages
No guardian shall make or suffer any waste, destruction or wrongful sale of the inheritance of his ward, or of those things of which he has or may have the custody as guardian but shall keep safely such inheritance to the use of his ward and keep, sustain and deliver the same, together with all issues and profits, to his ward when he comes of full age, in as good order and condition as they were when the guardian received them.

If any guardian shall make or suffer any waste, destruction or wrongful sale of the inheritance or property of his ward, he shall be deprived of his trust and remain liable to the ward in treble damages.

L.1951 (1st SS), c.344.


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