90th General Assembly
Summary of HB1779
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PROBATE ACT-SUIT BY GUARDIAN                                               

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Probate Act in the Article regarding  minors  and  the      
   Article  regarding  guardians  for  disabled  adults.   Provides that,      
   without impairing the power of the  court,  if  the  guardian  of  the      
   estate  of a ward or minor and another person as next friend represent      
   the ward  or  guardian  in  a  legal  action  in  which  the  attorney      
   representing  the guardian and next friend is paid on a contingent fee      
   basis, the guardian of the estate shall not participate in or have any      
   duty to review the prosecution of the action, its settlement,  or  the      
   award of attorney's fees. Effective immediately.                            
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0345

   Last action date: 97-08-08

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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