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524.5-209 RIGHTS AND IMMUNITIES OF GUARDIAN.

(a) A guardian of a minor ward is entitled to reasonable compensation for services as guardian and to reimbursement for expenditures made on behalf of the ward, in a manner consistent with section 524.5-502.

(b) A guardian of a minor ward is not liable to a third person for acts of the ward solely by reason of the relationship. A guardian of a minor ward is not liable for injury to the ward resulting from the negligence or act of a third person providing medical or other care, treatment, or service for the ward except to the extent that a parent would be liable under the circumstances.

(c) A guardian of a minor ward may not initiate the commitment of a ward to an institution except in accordance with section 524.5-207.