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GUARDIANS AND CONSERVATORS

Acceptance of office, guardianship and protective proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-111

Acknowledgments in a representative capacity, Minn. Statutes 2009 358.41, 2009 358.50

Adoption, Minn. Statutes 2009 259.21, 2009 259.24, 2009 259.49

Adult guardianship and protective proceedings, jurisdiction

Appointment

Declining to exercise jurisdiction, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-706, 2009 524.5-707

Duration of jurisdiction, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-705

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-702, 2009 524.5-703

Notice of proceeding in foreign state, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-708

Petitions in more than one state, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-709

Special jurisdiction, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-704

Citation, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-601

Courts

Communications between, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-604

Cooperation, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-605

Testimony in foreign states, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-606

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-602

Foreign countries, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-603

Transfers from foreign states, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-802

Transfers to foreign states, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-801

Advanced practice registered nurses, Guardian appointed for, Minn. Statutes 2009 148.262

Alternative dispute resolution

Civil Mediation Act, inapplicability, Minn. Statutes 2009 572.40

Exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2009 484.76, 2009 494.03

Appointment

Committed persons, Minn. Statutes 2009 253B.23

Developmentally disabled persons, Minn. Statutes 2009 252A.111, 2009 256.93

Generally

Acceptance, effect, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-111

Additional guardians and conservators, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-112

Conservators, procedure, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-401

Multiple appointments, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-117

Successor guardians and conservators, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-112

Termination of appointment, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-112

Transfer of jurisdiction, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-107

Incapacitated persons

Attorney for respondent, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-311

Court orders, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-310

Emergency guardians, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-311

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-301

Judicial appointment, generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-303

Notice, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-302

Proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-409

Temporary substitute guardians, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-312

Termination, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-431

Investment companies, Minn. Statutes 2009 54.297

Jurisdiction, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-702 to 2009 524.5-709

MFIP participants, Minn. Statutes 2009 256J.39

Minors, see GUARDIANS OF MINORS

Paternity lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2009 257.60

Preliminaries, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-304

Public guardians or conservators, Minn. Statutes 2009 357.021

Savings associations, Minn. Statutes 2009 51A.45

Vulnerable adults, Minn. Statutes 2009 626.557

Apprenticeship agreements, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 178.08

Arbitration, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2009 484.73

Authorization by, Commitment of wards, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2009 253B.03

Background checks

Guardianship and protective proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-118

Bank deposits of minors, rights, Minn. Statutes 2009 48.30

Banks with trust powers, acting as, Minn. Statutes 2009 48A.07

Banks, acting as

Merger or consolidation, effect, Minn. Statutes 2009 49.38

National banking associations, conversions, Minn. Statutes 2009 49.44

Bill of rights, wards, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-120

Bonds (officers and fiduciaries)

Insurance companies, liquidation, filing new bonds, Minn. Statutes 2009 60B.26

Lawsuits on, Minn. Statutes 2009 574.24, 2009 574.25

Surety costs, expense claims, Minn. Statutes 2009 574.19

Certified copies, birth and death records, issuance to, Minn. Statutes 2009 144.225

Child custody proceedings, notice received, Minn. Statutes 2009 518.156

Child support proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2009 518C.302

Children, see GUARDIANS OF MINORS

Chiropractors, guardian appointed for, Minn. Statutes 2009 148.10

Committed persons, see Guardians and conservators under COMMITMENTS

Compensation and salaries

In forma pauperis proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-502

Conflict of laws, Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Act, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-411

Consent

Child custody investigations, Minn. Statutes 2009 518.167

Child labor, employment certificates, Minn. Statutes 2009 181A.05

Committed persons, intrusive mental health treatment, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 253B.03, 2009 253B.05

Developmentally disabled persons, Minn. Statutes 2009 253B.03

Disclosure of identity in abuse reports, Minn. Statutes 2009 626.557, 2009 626.5571

Incapacitated persons, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-313

Independent living assistance for youth clients, money management, Minn. Statutes 2009 245A.22

Technology Assistance Review Panel, review by, Minn. Statutes 2009 256.9691

Conservatees, commitment, see COMMITMENTS

Conservators of estates, transfers to minors accounts, Minn. Statutes 2009 527.38, 2009 527.39

Conservators

Agents, use of, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-426

Appointment, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-401 to 2009 524.5-404

Bond, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-413

Claims, payment, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-429

Conflicts of interest, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-423

Defined as interested persons, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-102

Delegation of duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-426

Duties, generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-411

Evidence, legal relationship between conservator and protected person, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-421

Foreign conservators, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-432, 2009 524.5-433

Foreign states, registration, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-902, 2009 524.5-903

Legal relationship between conservator and protected person, evidence, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-421

Liability, limitation, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-411, 2009 524.5-430

Notice received, waivers of notice, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-402

Personal representative, petition for appointment, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-428

Persons dealing with, good faith, protection, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-424

Petitions about, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-414

Powers, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-410 to 2009 524.5-412, 2009 524.5-417, 2009 524.5-418

Professional conservators, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-102, 2009 524.5-413

Protected persons, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-406

Registration, foreign states, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-902, 2009 524.5-903

Reports given, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-420

Termination of conservatorship proceedings, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-431

Who may be conservator, priorities, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-413

Conservatorship estates

Claims against, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-429

Distribution, principles of distribution, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-427

Conveyances, deeds to or from, effect, Minn. Statutes 2009 507.421

Corporations, legal work, Minn. Statutes 2009 481.02

Crime victims, guardians or conservators of, rights, Minn. Statutes 2009 611A.01

Custodial trustees, see under TRUSTEES

Debt management services providers, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2009 332A.02

Declaratory judgment, right to request, Minn. Statutes 2009 555.04

Definitions

Adoption law, Minn. Statutes 2009 259.21

Business corporations, Minn. Statutes 2009 302A.011

Child care programs, Minn. Statutes 2009 119B.011

Commitment and Treatment Act, Minn. Statutes 2009 253B.02

Custodial trusts, Minn. Statutes 2009 529.01

Developmentally disabled persons, support services, Minn. Statutes 2009 245B.02

Game and fish law, Minn. Statutes 2009 97A.015

Government Data Practices Act, Minn. Statutes 2009 13.02

Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Act, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-102

Health care facility grievances, Minn. Statutes 2009 144A.51

Hospice care programs, Minn. Statutes 2009 144A.75

Income and franchise taxes, Minn. Statutes 2009 290.01

Limited liability companies, Minn. Statutes 2009 322B.03

Metropolitan Agricultural Preserves Act, Minn. Statutes 2009 473H.02

Nonprofit corporations, Minn. Statutes 2009 317A.011

Powers of attorney, Minn. Statutes 2009 523.03

Probate proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2009 525.80

Public Guardianship for Adults with Developmental Disability Act, Minn. Statutes 2009 252A.02

Uniform Act for the Simplification of Fiduciary Security Transfers, Minn. Statutes 2009 520.21

Uniform Custodial Trust Act, Minn. Statutes 2009 529.01

Uniform Fiduciaries Act, Minn. Statutes 2009 520.01

Uniform Probate Code, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.1-201

Uniform Transfers to Minors Act, Minn. Statutes 2009 527.21

Developmentally disabled persons, see Guardians and conservators under DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED PERSONS

Disabled children, see Guardians and conservators under DISABLED CHILDREN

Disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2009 144.651

Emergency guardians, guardianship and protective proceedings

Incapacitated persons, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-311

Family, guardians and conservators defined as, Minn. Statutes 2009 119B.011

Fees

In forma pauperis proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-502

Registration, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-119

Supplemental aid, special needs payments, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.44

Fiduciaries, guardians and conservators defined as

Income and franchise taxes, Minn. Statutes 2009 290.01

Foreign conservators, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-432, 2009 524.5-433

Foreign corporations acting as

Business transactions, exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2009 303.03

Foreign states

Notice of proceedings in, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-708

Registration, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-803

Transfers of guardianships from, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-802

Transfers of guardianships to, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-801

Foreign trust associations acting as, Minn. Statutes 2009 303.25

Gifts by, motor vehicles, gifts to wards

Motor vehicle sales taxes, exclusions, Minn. Statutes 2009 297B.01

Guardians ad litem, see GUARDIANS AD LITEM

Guardians of decedents, organ donation, rights regarding, Minn. Statutes 2009 525A.09

Guardians of minors, see GUARDIANS OF MINORS

Guardians

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-102

Notice received, waivers of notice, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.1-402

Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Act, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-101 to 2009 524.5-502, 2009 524.5-103, 2009 524.5-418

Health care agents, see Health care directives under HEALTH CARE

Health care power of attorney, see under HEALTH CARE

Home care bill of rights, enforcement, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 144A.44

Hospice patients, guardians, Minn. Statutes 2009 144A.75

Human Services Department, see Public guardianship or conservatorship under HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT

Human services recipients, residence, determination, Minn. Statutes 2009 256G.10

Immunity, incapacitated persons, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-315

Incapacitated persons

Abortion, notice about, Minn. Statutes 2009 144.343

Appointment, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-301, 2009 524.5-302, 2009 524.5-501

Appointment of conservator, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-409

Consent, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-313

Conservators for, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-401

Court findings, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-310

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.1-201, 2009 524.5-102

Immunity, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-315

Liability, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-315

Petitions for appointment of guardian, Minn. Statutes 2009 241.75, 2009 524.5-303

Powers and duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-313

Protective arrangements, single transactions, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-412

Right to an attorney, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-406

Sterilization, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-313

Tax returns, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2009 270B.03

Termination of guardianship, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-317

Trust proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2009 501B.18, 2009 501B.19

Who may be guardian, priority, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-309

Workers' compensation proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-501

Income tax returns, dependent care credit, right to claim, Minn. Statutes 2009 290.067

Individual who is related, guardians defined as, Minn. Statutes 2009 245A.02

Industrial loan and thrift companies, acting as guardian, Minn. Statutes 2009 53.05

Informed consent

Birth defect records and reports, Minn. Statutes 2009 144.2216, 2009 144.2219

Injunctions, aiding suicide, Minn. Statutes 2009 609.215

Interested persons

Condition of ward, right to receive notice of, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-316

Guardians and conservators defined as, Minn. Statutes 2009 252A.02, 2009 253B.02

Notice received, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-310

Right to request termination of conservatorship, notice, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-409

Interstate Compact on Mental Health, Minn. Statutes 2009 245.51

Investments permitted

Higher Education Office revenue bonds, Minn. Statutes 2009 136A.178

Life and endowment insurance policies, Minn. Statutes 2009 50.14

Municipal gas agency bonds, Minn. Statutes 2009 453A.10

Municipal power agency bonds, Minn. Statutes 2009 453.60

Regional railroad authority bonds, Minn. Statutes 2009 398A.07

Rural Finance Authority bonds, Minn. Statutes 2009 41C.10

Savings association accounts, Minn. Statutes 2009 51A.31

Savings bank accounts, Minn. Statutes 2009 50.17

State university revenue bonds, Minn. Statutes 2009 136F.91

Jurisdiction

Adult guardianship and protective proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-601 to 2009 524.5-903

Appointment, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-701 to 2009 524.5-709

District court, Minn. Statutes 2009 484.01

Juvenile courts, see Jurisdiction under JUVENILE COURTS

Lawsuits

Aiding suicide, Minn. Statutes 2009 609.215

Dram shop actions, Minn. Statutes 2009 340A.801

Legal representatives

Business corporations, see Legal representatives under BUSINESS CORPORATIONS

Guardians and conservators defined as

Business corporations, Minn. Statutes 2009 302A.011

Limited liability companies, Minn. Statutes 2009 322B.03

Nonprofit corporations, Minn. Statutes 2009 317A.011

Limited liability companies, see Legal representatives under LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES

Limited partnerships, death or incompetency of partner, Minn. Statutes 2009 322.21

Nonprofit corporations, see Guardians and conservators under NONPROFIT CORPORATIONS

Liability

Hazardous substances releases, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2009 115B.03

Incapacitated persons, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-315

Income taxes owed by wards, Minn. Statutes 2009 289A.31

Life insurance

Insurable interest in life of insured required, Minn. Statutes 2009 60A.0783

Local welfare agencies

Vulnerable adult abuse, reports received, Minn. Statutes 2009 626.557

Long-term care facilities residents, guardians of, Minn. Statutes 2009 144.0724

Marriage and family therapists, guardians appointed for, Minn. Statutes 2009 148B.175

Mediation, Civil Mediation Act, inapplicability, Minn. Statutes 2009 572.40

Medical assistance recipients

Case management, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 256B.092

Home care services, Minn. Statutes 2009 256B.0654

Personal care assistance services reimbursement, Minn. Statutes 2009 256B.0625

Mental health workers, guardians appointed for

Right to practice, suspension, Minn. Statutes 2009 148B.175

Mental illness, persons with, see Guardians and conservators under MENTAL ILLNESS, PERSONS WITH

Minneapolis Employees Retirement Fund, payments to guardians, retirement allowances, Minn. Statutes 2009 422A.15

Minors, guardians of, see GUARDIANS OF MINORS

Nomination, guardianship and protective proceedings

Multiple nominations, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-117

Nominations

Guardianship and protective proceedings, multiple nominations, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-117

Precedence, Minn. Statutes 2009 145C.07

Proxy designation considered as, living wills, Minn. Statutes 2009 145B.03

Wards or conservatees, written nominations by, probate proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2009 145C.05, 2009 145C.07

Notice given

Children's wages, claims, Minn. Statutes 2009 181.01

Guardianship and protective proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-113, 2009 524.5-302, 2009 524.5-404

Nursing home residents, guardians of

Nursing home admission contracts, Minn. Statutes 2009 144.6501

Use of physical restraints, Minn. Statutes 2009 144.651

Oaths of office, Minn. Statutes 2009 358.06

Partnerships, events causing expulsion of partners, Minn. Statutes 2009 323A.0601

Patients' rights, health care facilities, Minn. Statutes 2009 144.651

Payments by, estimated tax payments for wards, Minn. Statutes 2009 289A.25, 2009 289A.31

Payments to

Minneapolis Employees Retirement Fund, retirement allowances, Minn. Statutes 2009 422A.15

Workers' compensation, surviving spouses, dependents' allowance, children's portion, Minn. Statutes 2009 176.111

Personal property owned, possessed, or controlled by

Tax listing statements, verification, Minn. Statutes 2009 273.25

Plea agreements, notice about, Minn. Statutes 2009 611A.03

Podiatrists, guardian appointed for, Minn. Statutes 2009 153.22

Power of attorney

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 523.12, 2009 523.13

Revocation of power by, Minn. Statutes 2009 523.11

Practical nurses, guardian appointed for, Minn. Statutes 2009 148.262

Professional conservators, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-102, 2009 524.5-413

Professional guardians

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-102

Priority of appointment, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-309

Property of persons under guardianship, appraisal, fee for, Minn. Statutes 2009 357.21

Protected persons, conservators for, reports, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-420

Proxy, declaration considered as, living will, Minn. Statutes 2009 145B.03, 2009 145B.04

Public guardians or conservators

Appointment, court fees, state or local government parties, Minn. Statutes 2009 357.021

Children with disabilities, special education, protection of rights, Minn. Statutes 2009 125A.08

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 252A.02

Developmentally disabled persons, see Public guardianship or conservatorship under DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED PERSONS

Disabled children, Minn. Statutes 2009 125A.08, 2009 256.01, 2009 256.93

Human Services Department, see Public guardianship or conservatorship under HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT

Live fetus after abortion, Minn. Statutes 2009 145.415

Local social services agencies, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 393.07

Prisoners, health care decisions, Minn. Statutes 2009 241.75

Public school students, guardians of, see under GUARDIANS OF MINORS

Real estate licensure, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2009 82.23

Records and record keeping

Court administrators, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 525.092

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-419

Regional treatment centers, see Residents under REGIONAL TREATMENT CENTERS

Registered nurses, certified, guardian appointed for, Minn. Statutes 2009 148.262

Registration, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-119

Removal, guardianship and protective proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-112

Reports given

Annual reports, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-420

Incapacitated persons, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-316

Requests by, nursing home residents

Use of physical restraints, Minn. Statutes 2009 144.651

Residents, guardians and conservators defined as, Minn. Statutes 2009 144A.51

Resignation of office, guardianship and protective proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-112

Resignations, guardianship and protective proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-112

Savings association conservators, see Guardians and conservators under SAVINGS ASSOCIATIONS

Savings associations, accounts, rights, Minn. Statutes 2009 51A.28

Savings banks

Accounts, rights, Minn. Statutes 2009 50.17

Acting as, Minn. Statutes 2009 49.38, 2009 50.085

Social workers, guardian appointed for, Minn. Statutes 2009 148B.175, 2009 148D.265, 2009 148E.265

Standby and temporary custodianship of children, Minn. Statutes 2009 257B.02

State nursing homes, facility changes, notice received, Minn. Statutes 2009 246.70

Successor guardians and conservators

Protective proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-112

Supplemental principles of law and equity

Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Act, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-103

Surety bonds, notice requirements

Guardianship and protective proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-113

Termination of guardianship, incapacitated persons, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-317

Transfers to foreign states

Adult guardianship and protective proceedings, jurisdiction, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-801

Transfers to minors, guardianship and protective proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2009 524.5-104

Trust companies, acting as

Companies with 10,000 dollars minimum amount, Minn. Statutes 2009 48A.03

Fiduciary duties and powers, Minn. Statutes 2009 48A.07

Mergers or consolidations, effect, Minn. Statutes 2009 49.38

National banking associations, conversions, Minn. Statutes 2009 49.44

Trusts

Conveyances to or from, effect, Minn. Statutes 2009 507.421

Court proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2009 501B.18, 2009 501B.19, 2009 501B.31

Veterinarians, reports about, Minn. Statutes 2009 156.122

Waivers, incontinent nursing home residents, Minn. Statutes 2009 144A.04

Wards, see WARDS

Workers' compensation, Minn. Statutes 2009 176.092, 2009 176.521