UNIFORM PROBATE CODE
PROTECTION OF PERSONS UNDER DISABILITY AND THEIR PROPERTY
PROTECTION OF PROPERTY OF PERSONS UNDER DISABILITY AND MINORS
15-5-414. Compensation and expenses. If not otherwise compensated for services rendered or expenses incurred, any visitor, guardian ad litem, physician, conservator or special conservator appointed in a protective proceeding is entitled to reasonable compensation from the estate for services rendered and expenses incurred in such status, including for services rendered and expenses incurred prior to the actual appointment of said conservator or special conservator which were reasonably related to the proceedings. If any person brings or defends any conservatorship proceeding in good faith, whether successful or not, he or she is entitled to receive from the estate his or her necessary expenses and disbursements including reasonable attorney’s fees incurred in such proceeding. If the estate is inadequate to bear any of the reasonable compensation, fees, and/or costs referenced in this section, the court may apportion the reasonable compensation, fees, and/or costs to any party, or among the parties, as the court deems reasonable.
[I.C., sec. 15-5-414, as added by 1971, ch. 111, sec. 1, p. 233; am. 2002, ch. 215, sec. 2, p. 594.]