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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 52, STATE GOVERNMENT, DEPARTMENTS AND OFFICERS
Chapter 27G: Legislative findings and declarations
Section: 52:27G-21: Findings, declarations.
2. The Legislature finds and declares that private guardianship for an elderly adult who is incapacitated may not be feasible where there are no willing and responsible family members or friends to serve as guardian, that P.L.1985, c.298 (C.52:27G-20 et seq.)establishes a public guardianship program for elderly adults for the purpose of furnishing guardianship services to elderly persons at reduced or no cost when appropriate, and that P.L.1985, c.298 intends to promote the general welfare by establishing a public guardianship system that permits elderly persons to determinatively participate as fully as possible in all decisions that affect them.
L.1985, c.298, s.2; amended 1989, c.248, s.1; 2013, c.103, s.131.
This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2013-08-23 14:44:18.
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