2021 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 45 - Uniform Probate Code
Article 5 - Protection of Persons Under Disability and Their Property
Section 45-5-416 - Petitions for orders subsequent to appointment.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 45-5-416 (2021)

A. Any person interested in the welfare of a person for whom a conservator has been appointed may file a petition in the appointing court for an order:

(1) requiring bond or security or additional bond or security, or reducing bond;

(2) requiring an accounting for the administration of the estate;

(3) directing distribution;

(4) removing the conservator and appointing a temporary or successor conservator; or

(5) granting other appropriate relief.

B. A conservator may petition the appointing court for instructions concerning his fiduciary responsibility.

C. Upon notice and hearing, the court may give appropriate instructions or make any appropriate order.

History: 1953 Comp., § 32A-5-416, enacted by Laws 1975, ch. 257, § 5-416.


Am. Jur. 2d, A.L.R. and C.J.S. references. — 14 C.J.S. Chemical Dependents § 4; 39 C.J.S. Guardian and Ward §§ 33, 45, 54, 147, 154; 49 C.J.S. Insane Persons § 40.

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