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Regular Session 2011-2012
Senate Bill 1614

Short Title:
An Act amending Title 20 (Decedents, Estates and Fiduciaries) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in orphans' court divisions, further providing for appointment and purpose and for compensation; and, in incapacitated persons, providing for venue and for confidentiality and disclosure of information; further providing for petition and hearing and independent evaluation; repealing provisions relating to county of appointment and qualifications; further providing for review hearing; providing for affidavit in uncontested termination matters and for counsel; further providing for emergency guardian; repealing provisions relating to provisions similar to other estates; providing for removal and discharge of guardian, for appointment of guardian in conveyance and for bond; further providing for evidence of incapacity, for cross-examination of witnesses and for provisions concerning powers, duties and liabilities; providing for protection of person dealing with guardian; and further providing for when accounting filed, for distributions of income and principal during incapacity and for guardianship services.
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Last Action:
Referred to JUDICIARY, Oct. 15, 2012 [Senate]
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