Revised Code of Washington - RCW Title 73 Veterans And Veterans' Affairs - Section 73.36.040 Guardian -- Number of wards permitted

§ 73.36.040. Guardian -- Number of wards permitted

No person other than a bank or trust company shall be guardian of more than five wards at one time, unless all the wards are members of one family. Upon presentation of a petition by an attorney of the veterans administration or other interested person, alleging that a guardian is acting in a fiduciary capacity for more than five wards as herein provided and requesting his discharge for that reason, the court, upon proof substantiating the petition, shall require a final accounting forthwith from such guardian and shall discharge him from guardianships in excess of five and forthwith appoint a successor.

[1951 c 53 § 4.]

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