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Estates and Trusts - Personal Representatives and Guardians - Standards

Sponsored by:

Delegate Ready


Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)

Synopsis:Defining "serious crime" to provide that a register of wills or court may not grant letters of administration to a person convicted of a crime that reflects adversely on an individual's honesty, trustworthiness, or fitness to perform the duties of a personal representative; providing an exception; prohibiting a court, unless good cause is shown, from appointing, as a guardian of the person of a minor or disabled person, a person who has been convicted of a specified crime; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Ready, Anderson, Hough, McComas, and Mitchell
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0321
Introduced in a prior session as: SB0649 Session: 2013 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2014
Judiciary   View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Estates and Trusts
Narrow Subject(s):Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Disabilities -see also- Blind; Deaf; Developmental
Estates and Trusts
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Orphans' Court
Personal Representatives
Registers of Wills

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October 24, 2017 1:50 P.M.