Title 75 Chapter 5 Section 310

Utah Uniform Probate Code
Protection of Persons Under Disability and Their Property
Section 310
Emergency guardians.


75-5-310.   Emergency guardians.

            (1) If an incapacitated person has no guardian and an emergency exists or if an appointed guardian is not effectively performing the guardian's duties and the court further finds that the welfare of the incapacitated person requires immediate action, it may, without notice, appoint an emergency guardian for the person for a specified period not to exceed 30 days pending notice and hearing.

            (2) The court shall, in all cases in which an emergency guardian is appointed, hold a hearing within 14 days pursuant to Section 75-5-303.

Amended by Chapter 142, 2014 General Session