252A.16 ANNUAL REVIEW.
Subdivision 1. Review required.
The commissioner shall require an annual review of the
physical, mental, and social adjustment and progress of every ward and conservatee. A copy of
this review shall be kept on file at the Department of Human Services and may be inspected by
the ward or conservatee, the ward's or conservatee's parents, spouse, or relatives and other persons
who receive the permission of the commissioner. The review shall contain information required
under Minnesota Rules, part 9525.3065
, subpart 1.
Subd. 2. Assessment of need for continued guardianship.
The commissioner shall annually
review the legal status of each ward in light of the progress indicated in the annual review. If the
commissioner determines the ward is no longer in need of public guardianship or conservatorship
or is capable of functioning under a less restrictive conservatorship, the commissioner or local
agency shall petition the court pursuant to section
to restore the ward to capacity or for
a modification of the court's previous order.
History: 1975 c 208 s 16; 1984 c 654 art 5 s 58; 1986 c 444; 1987 c 185 art 1 s 24; 1Sp2001
c 9 art 13 s 11; 2002 c 379 art 1 s 113