2019 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 62 - South Carolina Probate Code
Article 5 - Protection Of Persons Under Disability And Their Property
Section 62-5-712. Notice requirements to alleged incapacitated individual's home state.

Universal Citation: SC Code § 62-5-712 (2019)

If a petition for the appointment of a guardian or issuance of a protective order is brought in this State and this State was not the alleged incapacitated individual's home state on the date the petition was filed, in addition to complying with the notice requirements of this State, notice of the petition must be given to those persons who would be entitled to notice of the petition if a proceeding were brought in the alleged incapacitated individual's home state. The notice must be given in the same manner as notice is required to be given in this State.

HISTORY: 2010 Act No. 213, Section 1, eff January 1, 2011; 2017 Act No. 87 (S.415), Section 5.B, eff January 1, 2019.

Editor's Note

2010 Act No. 213, Section 4, provides as follows:

"The provisions of this act take effect on January 1, 2011, and apply to guardianship and protective proceedings begun on or after that date."

Effect of Amendment

2017 Act No. 87, Section 5.B, twice substituted "alleged incapacitated individual's" for "respondent's".

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