Probate Practice and Procedure

Real Property of Decedents and Incompetents

SECTION 33-19-26

§ 33-19-26. Authority for lease by guardian.

The probate court which appointed or approved a guardian, upon the petition of the guardian, setting forth a description of the real estate which it is proposed to lease, upon hearing, after the notice as the court shall order, may authorize the guardian to give a written lease of the real estate or any part thereof, and the decree of the court shall fix the term and the rental, and approve the form of the lease; provided, that a guardian of a minor shall not lease the real estate of his or her ward beyond the ward's minority.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 762; G.L. 1909, ch. 308, § 29; G.L. 1923, ch. 359, § 29; G.L. 1938, ch. 570, § 29; G.L. 1956, § 33-19-26.)