2012 Rhode Island General Laws
Title 33 - Probate practice and procedure
Chapter 33-15.1 - Guardianship of Minors
Chapter 33-15.1-7 - Testamentary appointment of guardian for minor children.


RI Gen L § 33-15.1-7 (2012) What's This?

§ 33-15.1-7 Testamentary appointment of guardian for minor children. – Every person authorized by law to make a will may appoint by will, subject to the approval of the probate court, a guardian or guardians for his or her minor children, whether born at the time of making the will or afterwards, to continue during the minority of the children or for a less time; provided, that, in the case of husband and wife, the survivor, being otherwise qualified, shall be guardian of their children.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1992, ch. 493, § 5.)

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