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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 3B, ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATES--DECEDENTS AND OTHERS

    Chapter 12: Power of the court to order a protective arrangement.

      Section: 3B:12-23: Guardian for child of absconding or absent parent

           If a resident of this State has or shall abscond or absent himself from the State, leaving a child under the age of 18 without sufficient provision for his maintenance and education, the surrogate of the county wherein the child resides, or the Superior Court, may appoint a guardian for his person or estate or both. The Superior Court may revoke the appointment when it shall appear proper.

L.1981, c. 405, s. 3B:12-23, eff. May 1, 1982.



This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2013-06-10 16:36:30.






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