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Probate Code - PROB

DIVISION 4. GUARDIANSHIP, CONSERVATORSHIP, AND OTHER PROTECTIVE PROCEEDINGS [1400 - 3925]

  ( Division 4 enacted by Stats. 1990, Ch. 79. )

PART 4. PROVISIONS COMMON TO GUARDIANSHIP AND CONSERVATORSHIP [2100 - 2893]

  ( Part 4 enacted by Stats. 1990, Ch. 79. )

CHAPTER 4. Oath, Letters, and Bond [2300 - 2341]

  ( Chapter 4 enacted by Stats. 1990, Ch. 79. )

ARTICLE 2. Letters [2310 - 2313]
  ( Article 2 enacted by Stats. 1990, Ch. 79. )

2310.
  

(a) The appointment, the taking of the oath, and the filing of the bond, if required, shall thereafter be evidenced by the issuance of letters by the clerk of the court.

(b) The order appointing a guardian or conservator shall state in capital letters on the first page of the order, in at least 12-point type, the following: “WARNING: THIS APPOINTMENT IS NOT EFFECTIVE UNTIL LETTERS HAVE ISSUED.”

(Amended by Stats. 1996, Ch. 862, Sec. 7. Effective January 1, 1997.)

2311.
  

Except as otherwise required by the order of appointment, the letters of guardianship or conservatorship shall be in substantially the same form as letters of administration.

(Enacted by Stats. 1990, Ch. 79.)

2313.
  

Except in temporary conservatorships, a conservator of the estate shall record a certified copy of the letters with the county recorder’s office in each county in which the conservatee owns an interest in real property, including a security interest. The conservator shall record the letters as soon as practicable after they are issued, but no later than 90 days after the conservator is appointed. A temporary conservator of the estate may record the letters if the conservator deems it appropriate.

(Added by Stats. 1991, Ch. 1019, Sec. 3.)

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