Chapter 11.130 RCW

UNIFORM GUARDIANSHIP, CONSERVATORSHIP, AND OTHER PROTECTIVE ARRANGEMENTS ACT

Sections

ARTICLE 1
GENERAL PROVISIONS
11.130.001Intent.
11.130.005Short title.
11.130.010Definitions.
11.130.015Supplemental principles of law and equity applicable.
11.130.020Subject matter jurisdiction.
11.130.025Transfer of proceeding.
11.130.030Venue.
11.130.035Practice in court.
11.130.037Presumption of legal capacity.
11.130.040Letters of office.
11.130.045Effect of acceptance of appointment.
11.130.050Co-guardianCo-conservator.
11.130.055Judicial appointment of successor guardian or successor conservator.
11.130.060Effect of death, removal, or resignation of guardian or conservator.
11.130.065Notice of hearing generally.
11.130.070Waiver of notice.
11.130.075Guardian ad litem.
11.130.080Request for notice.
11.130.085Disclosure of bankruptcy or criminal history.
11.130.090Qualifications.
11.130.095Multiple nominations.
11.130.100Compensation and expensesIn general.
11.130.105Compensation of guardian or conservator.
11.130.110Liability of guardian or conservator for act of individual subject to guardianship or conservatorship.
11.130.115Petition after appointment for instruction or ratification.
11.130.120Third-party acceptance of authority of guardian or conservator.
11.130.125Use of agent by guardian or conservator.
11.130.130Temporary substitute guardian or conservator.
11.130.135Registration of order—Effect.
11.130.140Grievance or complaint against guardian or conservator.
11.130.145Delegation by parent.
11.130.150Ex parte communications—Removal.
11.130.155Registry for guardians ad litem and visitors.
11.130.160Guardianship/conservatorship summary.
11.130.165Guardianship/conservatorship courthouse facilitator program.
11.130.170Filing fee.
11.130.175Guardianships involving veterans.
11.130.180Construction—Chapter applicable to state registered domestic partnerships—2009 c 521.
ARTICLE 2
GUARDIANSHIP OF MINOR
11.130.185Basis for appointment of guardian for minor.
11.130.190Petition for appointment of guardian for minor.
11.130.195Notice of hearing for appointment of guardian for minor.
11.130.200Attorney for minor or parent.
11.130.205Attendance and participation at hearing for appointment of guardian for minor.
11.130.210Custody orders—Background information to be consulted.
11.130.215Order of appointment—Priority of nominee—Limited guardianship for minor.
11.130.220Standby guardian for minor.
11.130.225Emergency guardian for minor.
11.130.230Duties of guardian for minor.
11.130.235Powers of guardian for minor.
11.130.240Removal of guardian for minor—Termination of guardianship—Appointment of successor.
11.130.245Prior court order validity.
11.130.250Application of the Indian child welfare act.
11.130.255Child support.
11.130.257Temporary support, restraining, and protective ordersEffectSupport debts to state.
11.130.259Order for relocation.
11.130.260Health insurance coverageConditions.
ARTICLE 3
GUARDIANSHIP OF ADULT
11.130.265Basis for appointment of guardian for adult.
11.130.270Petition for appointment of guardian for adult.
11.130.275Notice of hearing for appointment of guardian for adult.
11.130.280Appointment and role of court visitor.
11.130.285Appointment and role of attorney for adult.
11.130.290Professional evaluation.
11.130.295Attendance and rights at hearing.
11.130.300Confidentiality of records.
11.130.305Who may be guardian for adult—Order of priority.
11.130.310Order of appointment for guardian.
11.130.315Notice of order of appointment—Rights.
11.130.320Emergency guardian for adult.
11.130.325Duties of guardian for adult.
11.130.330Powers of guardian for adult.
11.130.335Special limitations on guardian's power.
11.130.340Guardian's plan.
11.130.345Guardian's reportMonitoring of guardianship.
11.130.350Removal of guardian for adultAppointment of successor.
11.130.355Termination or modification of guardianship for adult.
ARTICLE 4
CONSERVATORSHIP
11.130.360Basis for appointment of conservator.
11.130.365Petition for appointment of conservator.
11.130.370Notice and hearing for appointment of conservator.
11.130.375Order to preserve or apply property while proceeding pending.
11.130.380Appointment and role of court visitor.
11.130.385Appointment and role of attorney.
11.130.390Professional evaluation.
11.130.400Attendance and rights at hearing.
11.130.410Confidentiality of records.
11.130.415Who may be conservatorOrder of priority.
11.130.420Order of appointment of conservator.
11.130.425Notice of order of appointmentRights.
11.130.430Emergency conservator.
11.130.435Powers of conservator requiring court approval.
11.130.440Petition for order after appointment.
11.130.445BondAlternative verified receipt.
11.130.500Terms and requirements of bond.
11.130.505Duties of conservator.
11.130.510Conservator's plan.
11.130.515InventoryRecords.
11.130.520Administrative powers of conservator not requiring court approval.
11.130.525Distribution from conservatorship estate.
11.130.530Conservator's report and accountingMonitoring.
11.130.535Attempted transfer of property by individual subject to conservatorship.
11.130.540Transaction involving conflict of interest.
11.130.545Protection of person dealing with conservator.
11.130.547Access of conservator to certain assets.
11.130.550Death of individual subject to conservatorship.
11.130.555Presentation and allowance of claim.
11.130.560Personal liability of conservator.
11.130.565Removal of conservatorAppointment of successor.
11.130.570Termination or modification of conservatorship.
11.130.575Transfer for benefit of minor without appointment of conservator.
ARTICLE 5
OTHER PROTECTIVE ARRANGEMENTS
11.130.580Authority for protective arrangement.
11.130.585Basis for protective arrangement instead of guardianship for adult.
11.130.590Basis for protective arrangement instead of conservatorship for adult or minor.
11.130.595Petition for protective arrangement.
11.130.600Notice and hearing.
11.130.605Appointment and role of court visitor.
11.130.610Appointment and role of attorney.
11.130.615Professional evaluation.
11.130.620Attendance and rights at hearing.
11.130.625Notice of order.
11.130.630Confidentiality of records.
11.130.635Appointment of special agent.
ARTICLE 6
FORMS
11.130.640Use of forms.
11.130.645Petition for guardianship for minor.
11.130.650Petition for guardianship, conservatorship, or protective arrangement.
11.130.655Notification of rights for adult subject to guardianship or conservatorship.
11.130.657Notification of petition for guardianship or conservatorship.
11.130.660Letters of office.
11.130.665Guardianship/conservatorship summary.
ARTICLE 7
CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL GUARDIANSHIP BOARD
OF RESOLUTION GRIEVANCES
11.130.670Certified professional guardianship boardGrievances.
SUPPORTED DECISION-MAKING AGREEMENTS
11.130.700Definitions.
11.130.705Purpose.
11.130.710Presumption of capacity.
11.130.715Scope.
11.130.720Authority of supporter.
11.130.725Term.
11.130.730Disqualification of supporter.
11.130.735Access of supporter to personal information.
11.130.740Execution of agreement.
11.130.745Form.
11.130.750Reliance on agreementLimitation of liability.
11.130.755Reporting of suspected abuse, abandonment, neglect, exploitation.
ARTICLE 8
MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
11.130.900Uniformity of application and construction.
11.130.905Relation to electronic signatures in global and national commerce act.
11.130.910Applicability.
11.130.911ConstructionChapters 11.88 and 11.92 RCW prevail.
11.130.915Effective date2020 c 312; 2019 c 437.

NOTES:

Allowing child to work without permit, penalty: RCW 26.28.060.
Bank soliciting appointment as guardian, penalty: RCW 30A.04.260.
Costs against guardian of infant plaintiff: RCW 4.84.140.
Declaratory judgments: Chapter 7.24 RCW.
Eminent domain service of notice on guardian: RCW 8.04.020, 8.20.020.
Excise taxes, liability for, notice to department of revenue: RCW 82.32.240.
Habeas corpus, granting of writ to guardian: RCW 7.36.020.
Incapacitated person, appearance by guardian: RCW 4.08.060.
Industrial insurance benefits, appointment of guardian to manage: RCW 51.04.070.
Investments, authorized
housing authority bonds: RCW 35.82.220.
United States corporation bonds: RCW 39.60.010.
Jurors, challenge of, guardian and ward relationship ground for implied bias: RCW 4.44.180.
Limitation of actions by ward against guardian, recovery of real estate sold by guardian: RCW 4.16.070.
Mental illness, proceedings: Chapter 71.05 RCW.
Minor's personal service contracts, recovery by guardian barred: RCW 26.28.050.
Motor vehicle financial responsibility, release by injured minor executed by guardian: RCW 46.29.120.
Name, action for change ofFees: RCW 4.24.130.
Partition: Chapter 7.52 RCW.
Public assistance grants, appointment of guardian to receive: RCW 74.08.280, 74.12.250.
Real estate licenses, guardian exemption: RCW 18.85.151.
Savings and loan association, guardian may be member of: RCW 33.20.060.
Seduction, action for seduction of ward: RCW 4.24.020.
State hospital patients, superintendent custodian of estate: RCW 72.23.230.
Support and care of dependent child, liability of guardian, procedure, judgment: RCW 13.34.160, 13.34.161.
Uniform veterans' guardianship act: Chapter 73.36 RCW.
Veterans: RCW 73.04.140.
Volunteer firefighters' relief, appointment of guardian for firefighter: RCW 41.24.140.
Washington uniform transfers to minors act: Chapter 11.114 RCW.
Witness, guardian as: RCW 5.60.030.
Wrongfully obtaining property: RCW 9A.56.010.