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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 3B, ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATES--DECEDENTS AND OTHERS
Section: 3B:13-8: Guardian to have no more than five wards; exceptions.
3B:13-8. Except as provided in this section, no person shall accept appointment as guardian of a ward if acting as guardian for five wards.
In an action brought by an attorney of a Federal agency, establishing that a guardian is acting in a fiduciary capacity for more than five wards, the Superior Court shall require a final accounting forthwith from the guardian and shall discharge the guardian.
The limitation of this section shall not apply where the guardian is a bank or trust company or a public guardian of veterans who are incapacitated, and an individual may be guardian of more than five wards if they are all members of the same family.
amended 2013, c.103, s.28.
This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2013-09-03 15:13:23.
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