Probate Practice and Procedure

Real Property of Decedents and Incompetents

SECTION 33-19-27

§ 33-19-27. Sale, lease, or mortgage by foreign guardian of nonresident ward.

If any person who resides out of the state, but within the United States, is under guardianship in the state, territory, or district where he or she resides, and has no guardian appointed in this state, the foreign guardian may file a copy of his or her appointment, duly authenticated according to an act of congress in those cases, in the probate court of any town or city in this state in which there is real estate of the ward. After filing and upon petition to the probate court, he or she may be authorized to sell, mortgage, or lease the real estate of the ward in any town or city, for the purposes, in the manner, after like notice, and upon the terms provided in this chapter in case of sale, mortgage, or lease, by a guardian appointed in this state.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 763; G.L. 1909, ch. 308, § 30; G.L. 1923, ch. 359, § 30; G.L. 1938, ch. 570, § 30; G.L. 1956, § 33-19-27.)