The county staff acting as public guardian shall report the death of a ward to the department and to the court that appointed the guardian, within 14 calendar days of the date of death. The written report must state the date, time, place, and cause of death. If a vulnerable adult investigation is conducted under Minnesota Statutes, section 626.557, a final report must be submitted to the department when the investigation is completed.
Upon the death of a ward and notification of the department, the guardianship record may be closed.
MS s 252A.21
17 SR 2276
October 16, 2013