Title 33
Probate Practice and Procedure

Chapter 15
Limited Guardianship and Guardianship of Adults

R.I. Gen. Laws § 33-15-26.1

§ 33-15-26.1. Annual status report.

(a) A limited guardian or guardian with authority to make decisions regarding the ward’s person shall return to the probate court, in every year, the annual status report, in the form as shown in § 33-15-47, regarding the status of the ward. The report shall include the following information:

(1) The residence of the ward;

(2) The condition of the ward;

(3) Any changes the limited guardian or guardian perceives in the decision making capacity of the ward; and

(4) A summary of actions taken and decisions made on behalf of the ward by the limited guardian or guardian.

(b) The probate court shall monitor each limited guardianship or guardianship file. If the court finds that the required annual status report has not been filed, the court shall cite the limited guardian or guardian and demand that the status report be filed within thirty (30) days.

(c) The probate court may waive the requirement of an annual status report, if, for good cause shown, such waiver is warranted.

History of Section.
P.L. 1992, ch. 493, § 4; P.L. 1994, ch. 359, § 1; P.L. 2012, ch. 331, § 1.