475.061 - Application for conservatorship — may combine with petition for guardian of person.

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1.Any person may file a petition in the probate division of the circuit court of the county of proper venue for the appointment of himself or herself or some other qualified person as conservator of the estate of a minor or disabled person.The petition shall contain the same allegations as are set forth in subdivisions (1), (8), and (10) of subsection 2 of section 475.060 with respect to the appointment of a guardian for an incapacitated person and, in addition thereto, an allegation that the respondent is unable by reason of some specific physical or cognitive condition to receive and evaluate information or to communicate decisions to such an extent that the respondent lacks ability to manage his financial resources or that the respondent is under the age of eighteen years.

2.A petition for appointment of a conservator or limited conservator of the estate may be combined with a petition for appointment of a guardian or limited guardian of the person.In such a combined petition allegations need not be repeated.

(L. 1983 S.B. 44 & 45, A.L. 2011 H.B. 111 merged with S.B. 59 merged with S.B. 213, A.L. 2018 S.B. 806)