2018 Utah Code
Title 75 - Utah Uniform Probate Code
Chapter 5 - Protection of Persons Under Disability and Their Property
Part 2 - Guardians of Minors
Section 201 - Status of guardian of minor -- General.

Universal Citation: UT Code § 75-5-201 (2018)
Effective 3/22/2018
75-5-201. Status of guardian of minor -- General.
  • (1)
    • (a) A person becomes a guardian of a minor by acceptance of a testamentary appointment, through appointment by a local school board under Section 53G-6-303, or upon appointment by the court.
    • (b) The guardianship status continues until terminated, without regard to the location from time to time of the guardian and minor ward.
  • (2)
    • (a) A document issued by other than a court of law which purports to award guardianship to a person who is not a legal resident of the jurisdiction in which the guardianship is awarded is not valid in the state of Utah until reviewed and approved by a Utah court.
    • (b) The procedure for obtaining approval of a guardianship under Subsection (2)(a) shall be identical to the procedure required under this part for obtaining a court appointment of a guardian.


Amended by Chapter 415, 2018 General Session
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