2020 Utah Code
Title 75 - Utah Uniform Probate Code
Chapter 5 - Protection of Persons Under Disability and Their Property
Part 2 - Guardians of Minors
Section 204 - Court appointment of guardian of minor -- Conditions for appointment.

Universal Citation: UT Code § 75-5-204 (2020)
75-5-204. Court appointment of guardian of minor -- Conditions for appointment.
The court may appoint a guardian for an unemancipated minor if all parental rights of custody have been terminated or suspended by circumstances or prior court order. A guardian appointed by will under Section 75-5-202, or by written instrument under Section 75-5-202.5, whose appointment has not been prevented or nullified under Section 75-5-203 has priority over any guardian who may be appointed by the court, but the court may proceed with an appointment upon a finding that the testamentary or instrumental guardian has failed to accept the testamentary appointment within 30 days after notice of the guardianship proceeding.

Amended by Chapter 41, 1985 General Session
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