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Duties of Guardian of the Person and Visitation Between Adult Child and Parent

Sponsored by:

Delegate Saab


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary

Synopsis:Expanding the duties of a guardian of a disabled person to include enforcing the right to receive visitors and specified communications; authorizing an adult child to file a petition to compel visitation with a parent; requiring the court to appoint an independent investigator to conduct an investigation and report to the court; requiring the court to determine whether the proposed visitee has specified decision-making capacity; requiring the court to grant or deny visitation under specified circumstances; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegate Saab
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0070
Bill File Type: Pre-Filed
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Family Law
Estates and Trusts
Narrow Subject(s):Attorneys
Attorneys' Fees
Circuit Courts
Court Costs
Death -see also- Advance Medical Directives; Wrongful Death
Disabilities -see also- Blind; Deaf; Developmental
Estates and Trusts
Family Law -see also- Adoption; Annulment; Divorce; etc
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
Investigations and Inquiries -see also- Crim Bckgrnd Invest
Support of Dependents -see also- Alimony
Statutes:Article - Estates and Trusts
(13-708, 13-708.1)
Article - Family Law
(15-101 through 15-104)

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October 24, 2017 4:56 P.M.