Introduced House Bill (H)

Authored by

DIGEST

Guardian filing for dissolution of marriage. Allows a guardian, including a volunteer advocates for senior program or a volunteer advocates for incapacitated adults program, to request permission to file a petition for dissolution of marriage on behalf of a protected person. Allows the court to grant a request for permission to file a petition for a dissolution of marriage on behalf of a protected person only if the guardian proves by a preponderance of the evidence that the dissolution of marriage is in the best interests of the protected person. Provides that the guardian may not delegate the power to Guardian filing for dissolution of marriage. Allows a guardian, including a volunteer advocates for senior program or a volunteer advocates for incapacitated adults program, to request permission to file a petition for dissolution of marriage on behalf of a protected person. Allows the court to grant a request for permission to file a petition for a dissolution of marriage on behalf of a protected person only if the guardian proves by a preponderance of the evidence that the dissolution of marriage is in the best interests of the protected person. Provides that the guardian may not delegate the power to request permission to file a petition for dissolution. Requires the guardian to: (1) be named in a petition for dissolution of marriage; and (2) file, with the petition for dissolution of marriage, a copy of the court order granting the request for permission to file the petition. ... View more