New Jersey Revised Statutes § 30:4-165.15 - Modification, Termination, Review.

30:4-165.15 Modification, termination, review.

10. a. Whenever the commissioner believes that guardianship is no longer required or that another person should be appointed to serve as guardian, the commissioner shall apply to the Superior Court for an order modifying or terminating the letters of guardianship. Where someone other than the commissioner is serving as guardian, notice shall be provided to that person.

b.At least once every three years, the commissioner shall review the case of each person who receives functional or other services and who has a guardian.

c.The Public Defender, the incapacitated person, or someone acting on behalf of the incapacitated person may institute a similar action for judicial review at any time.

d.In cases where the commissioner serves as guardian, the Public Defender shall be given notice of any actions taken pursuant to subsection a. or b. of this section. The Public Defender shall be given an opportunity to meet the person subject to review and inspect the commissioner's records.

L.1985, c.133, s.10; amended 1994, c.58, s.49; 2013, c.103, s.86.

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