UNIFORM PROBATE CODE
PROTECTION OF PERSONS UNDER DISABILITY AND THEIR PROPERTY
GUARDIANS OF INCAPACITATED PERSONS
15-5-306. Termination of guardianship for incapacitated person. (1) Subject to subsection (2) of this section, the authority and responsibility of a guardian for an incapacitated person terminates upon the death of the guardian or ward, the determination of incapacity of the guardian, or upon removal or resignation as provided in section 15-5-307 of this part. Testamentary appointment under an informally probated will terminates if the will is later denied probate in a formal proceeding. Termination does not affect his liability for prior acts nor his obligation to account for funds and assets of his ward.
(2) If the conditions set forth in section 54-1142(1)(j) exist, then the guardianship shall continue as set forth in that section.
[15-5-306, as added by 1971, ch. 111, sec. 1, p. 233; am. 1972, ch. 201, sec. 19, p. 510; am. 2006, ch. 181, sec. 2, p. 562.]