2018 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 62 - South Carolina Probate Code
Section 62-5-416. Requests for orders subsequent to appointment; service of petition and summons; denial of application.

Universal Citation: SC Code § 62-5-416 (2018)

Section effective until January 1, 2019. See, also, Section 62-5-428 effective January 1, 2019.

(a) Upon filing a petition and summons with the appointing court, a person interested in the welfare of a person for whom a conservator has been appointed may request an order (1) requiring bond or security or additional bond or security, or reducing bond, (2) requiring an accounting for the administration of the trust, (3) directing distribution, (4) removing the conservator and appointing a temporary or successor conservator, or (5) granting other appropriate relief. The petition and summons must be served upon the conservator and other persons as the court may direct.

(b) Upon application to the appointing court, a conservator may request instructions concerning his fiduciary responsibility. A denial of the application by the court is not an adjudication and does not preclude a formal proceeding.

(c) After notice and hearing as the court may direct, the court may give appropriate instructions or make any appropriate order.

HISTORY: 1986 Act No. 539, Section 1; 2010 Act No. 244, Section 36, eff June 7, 2010.

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