Informal review by the department of matters pertaining to public guardianship services is available upon request. Interested persons may request a review by submitting a written request directly to the department. A review by the department is not considered an appeal under Minnesota Statutes, section 256.045. An informal review does not preclude any appeal rights available under Minnesota Statutes, sections 525.71 to 525.731.
The commissioner, ward, or any interested person may petition the appointing court or the court to which venue has been transferred to review de novo any decision made by the county staff acting as public guardian or the department staff acting as public guardian, on behalf of a ward according to Minnesota Statutes, section 252A.19, subdivision 2.
MS s 252A.21
17 SR 2276
October 16, 2013