TITLE 33
Probate practice and procedure

CHAPTER 33-16
Veterans' Guardianships

SECTION 33-16-2


§ 33-16-2 Definitions.

As used in this chapter:

(1) "Administrator" means the administrator of veterans affairs of the United States or his or her successor.

(2) "Benefits" means all money paid or payable by the United States through the veterans administration.

(3) "Conservator" shall mean any person acting as fiduciary for the estate of any "ward" who by reason of advanced age or mental weakness is unable to properly care for his or her estate.

(4) "Estate" means income on hand and assets acquired partially or wholly with "income".

(5)(i) "Guardian" shall mean any person acting as fiduciary for the person and estate or person or estate of any "ward".

(ii) "Guardian" shall include conservators.

(6) "Income" means money received from the veterans administration and revenue or profit from any property wholly or partially acquired therewith.

(7) "Person" means an individual, a partnership, a corporation or an association.

(8) "Veterans administration" means the veterans administration, its predecessors or successors.

(9) "Ward" means a beneficiary of the veterans administration.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1946, ch. 1711, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 33-16-2.)