UNIFORM PROBATE CODE
PROTECTION OF PERSONS UNDER DISABILITY AND THEIR PROPERTY
PROTECTION OF PROPERTY OF PERSONS UNDER DISABILITY AND MINORS
15-5-419. reporting requirements for conservators. (1) Every conservator shall file with the court an inventory within ninety (90) days of appointment, an accounting at least annually, and a final accounting at the termination of the appointment of the conservator. All inventories and accountings shall be under oath or affirmation and shall comply with the Idaho supreme court rules. The court may require a conservator to submit to a physical check of the estate in his control, to be made in any manner the court may specify.
(2) If a conservator:
(a) Makes a substantial misstatement on filings of any required inventories or reports; or
(b) Is guilty of gross impropriety in handling the property of the protected person; or
(c) Willfully fails to file the report required by this section after receiving written notice of the failure to file and after a grace period of two (2) months have elapsed;
then the court may impose a fine in an amount not to exceed five thousand dollars ($5,000) on the conservator. The court may appoint a guardian ad litem for the protected person on its own motion or on the motion of any interested party to represent the protected person in any proceedings hereunder and may also appoint appropriate persons or entities to make investigation of the actions of the conservator. The court may also order restitution of funds misappropriated from the estate of a protected person and may impose a surcharge upon the conservator responsible for such misappropriation for all damages, costs and other appropriate sums determined by the court, in addition to any fine imposed including, but not limited to, any fees and costs of the guardian ad litem. The court may take any other actions which are in the best interests of the protected person and the protection of the assets of the protected person. Any sums awarded hereunder shall be paid by the conservator and may not be paid by the estate of the protected person. The court may enter judgment against a conservator for any or all of the foregoing and may impose judgment against any bond of such conservator.
[15-5-419, added 1971, ch. 111, sec. 1, p. 233; am. 1989, ch. 241, sec. 4, p. 589; am. 1990, ch. 290, sec. 1, p. 810; am. 1999, ch. 108, sec. 1, p. 336; am. 2005, ch. 50, sec. 1, p. 184; am. 2009, ch. 78, sec. 4, p. 215; am. 2014, ch. 164, sec. 5, p. 462.]