Title 33
Probate Practice and Procedure

Chapter 15
Limited Guardianship and Guardianship of Adults

R.I. Gen. Laws § 33-15-15

§ 33-15-15. Exemption of welfare agencies from costs and bond.

In any petition for the appointment of a limited guardian or guardian filed by the director of public welfare of any city or town or the directors of social and rehabilitative services and behavioral healthcare, developmental disabilities and hospitals or their designated agent, in which the director or agent certifies that the petition is filed for the purpose of enabling the respondent, who is without funds, to receive assistance from funds which are financed in whole or in part by federal grants, the director or his or her agent, as petitioner, shall not be required to pay court fees or to give surety on his or her bond.

History of Section.
G.L., ch. 426, § 43, as enacted by P.L. 1956, ch. 3757, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 33-15-15; Reorg. Plan No. 1, 1970; P.L. 1992, ch. 493, § 3.