2018 Utah Code
Title 75 - Utah Uniform Probate Code
Chapter 5 - Protection of Persons Under Disability and Their Property
Part 3 - Guardians of Incapacitated Persons
Section 310 - Emergency guardians.

Universal Citation: UT Code § 75-5-310 (2018)
Effective 5/9/2017
75-5-310. Emergency guardians.
  • (1) If an incapacitated person has no guardian and an emergency exists or if an appointed guardian is not effectively performing the guardian's duties and the court further finds that the welfare of the incapacitated person requires immediate action, it may, without notice, appoint an emergency guardian for the person for a specified period not to exceed 30 days pending notice and hearing.
  • (2) Upon request by an interested person after the appointment of an emergency guardian, the court shall hold a hearing within 14 days pursuant to Section 75-5-303.


Amended by Chapter 403, 2017 General Session
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