Delinquent and Dependent Children

Proceedings in Family Court

SECTION 14-1-35.1

§ 14-1-35.1. Child advocate as guardian of estate of child in certain circumstances – Plan for disbursement of funds.

(a) Subject to the provisions of § 14-1-35, the office of the child advocate shall be the guardian of the estate of any child for whose benefit a judgment for compensation or order approving a settlement for compensation is entered by the court pursuant to the provisions of § 12-25-3, to be held by that office in accordance with the requirements of § 42-73-9.1.

(b) Upon the termination of proceedings instituted under this chapter, the child advocate shall formulate a plan for the disbursement of compensation for the sole benefit of the child, whether before or at the age of majority, which plan shall be presented to and approved by the family court.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1992, ch. 317, § 4.)