§ 45a-593 United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs or successor to be a party in interest. Notice
§ 45a-594 Compensation of guardian or conservator of social services beneficiary or veteran
§ 45a-595 Investment of funds in insurance and annuity contracts by conservator or guardian of estate
§ 45a-596 Parental appointment of guardian or coguardian of minor upon death of parents
§ 45a-597 Payment by guardian or conservator of administration expenses of deceased protected person
§ 45a-598 Parental visitation of protected adult
§ 45a-599 Transfer of guardianship file between Probate Courts
§ 45a-603 Residence of minor defined
§ 45a-604 Definitions
§ 45a-605 Provisions construed in best interest of minor child
§ 45a-606 Father and mother joint guardians
§ 45a-607 Temporary custody of minor pending application to probate court for removal of guardian or termination of parental rights
§ 45a-608 Temporary custody of minor. Rights and duties
§ 45a-608n Designation of minor child as having special immigrant juvenile status pursuant to pending petition for removal or appointment of guardian
§ 45a-608o Designation of minor child as having special immigrant juvenile status pursuant to pending petition to terminate parental rights or approve adoption
§ 45a-609 Application for removal of parent as guardian. Hearing. Notice. Examination
§ 45a-610 Removal of parent as guardian
§ 45a-611 Reinstatement of parent as guardian of the person of minor
§ 45a-612 Visitation with minor when proceeding for removal of guardian, appointment of guardian or termination of parental rights is pending
§ 45a-613 Removal of guardian, coguardian or permanent guardian of the person of a minor
§ 45a-614 Removal of parent as guardian of minor. Parent may not petition for removal of permanent guardian
§ 45a-615 False or malicious application for removal of guardian. Penalty
§ 45a-616 Appointment of guardian or coguardians for minor. Rights and obligations of guardians or coguardians
§ 45a-616a Appointment of permanent guardian for minor. Reinstatement of parent as guardian or appointment of successor guardian or permanent guardian
§ 45a-617 Appointment of guardian, coguardians or permanent guardian of the person of a minor
§ 45a-618 Enforcement of decree and award of custody by warrant
§ 45a-619 Investigation by Commissioner of Children and Families
§ 45a-620 Appointment of counsel. Appointment of guardian ad litem to speak on behalf of best interests of minor
§ 45a-621 Appointment of guardian ad litem
§ 45a-622 Appointment of temporary guardian. Application. Rights and obligations
§ 45a-623 Transfer of proceeding to Superior Court or Regional Children’s Probate Court
§ 45a-624 Designation of standby guardian of minor
§ 45a-624a Consent of parents required for designation of standby guardian
§ 45a-624b Form for designation of standby guardian
§ 45a-624c Written statement that designation of standby guardian in full force and effect
§ 45a-624d Authority of standby guardian
§ 45a-624e Authority of standby guardian after death of principal
§ 45a-624f Revocation of designation of standby guardian
§ 45a-624g Probate Court to resolve disputes concerning designation of standby guardian
§ 45a-625 Guardian of person of minor to report to probate court re condition of minor
§ 45a-629 Appointment of guardian for minor’s estate
§ 45a-630 Application for appointment of guardian of the estate of a minor
§ 45a-631 Limitation on receipt or use of minor’s property by parent, guardian or spouse. Release
§ 45a-632 Appointment of guardian of estate of nonresident minor
§ 45a-633 Lease of minor’s real estate by guardian or coguardians of estate
§ 45a-634 Inventory of ward’s property by guardian of estate
§ 45a-635 Removal by foreign guardian of ward’s personal property
§ 45a-636 Removal by foreign guardian of proceeds of sale of ward’s real estate
§ 45a-637 Guardians of estate of minors may make partition
§ 45a-638 Court may order guardian to convey real property
§ 45a-644 Definitions
§ 45a-645 Naming of own conservator for future incapacity
§ 45a-645a Recording of proceedings required
§ 45a-645b Rules of evidence re hearings. Testimony
§ 45a-645c Probate Court to schedule hearing to facilitate attendance by conserved person
§ 45a-645d Appointment of successor conservator
§ 45a-646 Petition for voluntary representation
§ 45a-647 Release from voluntary representation
§ 45a-648 Application for involuntary representation of resident or nondomiciliary. Fraudulent or malicious application or false testimony: Class D felony
§ 45a-649 Notice re application for involuntary representation, determination of jurisdiction or transfer of conservatorship to another state. Form of notice. Appointment of counsel
§ 45a-649a Right to an attorney re involuntary representation. Fees. Indigency. Attorney duties and access to information
§ 45a-650 Hearing on petition for involuntary representation. Evidence. Appointment of conservator. Limitation re powers and duties. Probate bond
§ 45a-651 Appointment of Commissioner of Social Services as conservator for certain persons with limited resources. Legal representation
§ 45a-652 Application for appointment of conservator of the estate
§ 45a-653 Conveyances, contracts and funds of allegedly incapable person pending application for appointment of conservator. Recording or lodging of notice of application
§ 45a-654 Appointment of temporary conservator. Duties
§ 45a-655 Duties of conservator of the estate. Application for distribution of gifts of income and principal from the estate. Determinations re breach of fiduciary duty
§ 45a-656 Duties of conservator of the person. Determinations re breach of fiduciary duty
§ 45a-656a Duty of conservator of estate of resident of licensed residential care home re payment of room and board
§ 45a-656b Duties of conservator re real and personal property and placement of person under conservatorship
§ 45a-657 Court to resolve conflicts between conservators
§ 45a-658 Appointment or removal of conservator to be recorded on land records
§ 45a-659 Conservator of nonresident’s property
§ 45a-660 Termination of conservatorship. Review of conservatorship by court
§ 45a-661 Transfer of records upon relocation of person under representation
§ 45a-662 Conveyance of property by order of court
§ 45a-663 Compensation of conservator if conserved person is unable to pay
§ 45a-667 Short title: Connecticut Uniform Adult Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act
§ 45a-667a Definitions
§ 45a-667b Applicability
§ 45a-667c Treatment of foreign country
§ 45a-667d Communication with court in another state. Recording of communication
§ 45a-667e Request for assistance made to or received from a court of another state
§ 45a-667f Testimony taken in another state. Evidence transmitted by technological means
§ 45a-667g Jurisdiction: Definitions; significant connection factors
§ 45a-667h Involuntary representation: Determination of jurisdiction. Hearing required
§ 45a-667i Determination of jurisdiction re appointment of conservator
§ 45a-667j Temporary conservators. Special jurisdiction
§ 45a-667k Exclusive and continuing jurisdiction. Exceptions
§ 45a-667l Declination of jurisdiction if court of another state is more appropriate forum
§ 45a-667m Declination of jurisdiction due to unjustifiable conduct of a party. Assessment against party
§ 45a-667n Notice re petition when this state is not respondent’s home state
§ 45a-667o Petitions for involuntary representation filed in more than one state
§ 45a-667p Transfer of conservatorship to another state
§ 45a-667q Acceptance of conservatorship transferred from another state
§ 45a-667r Registration of conservator of the person order from another state
§ 45a-667s Registration of conservator of the estate order from another state
§ 45a-667t Effect of registration of conservatorship order from another state
§ 45a-667u Uniformity of application and construction
§ 45a-667v Relation of act to Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act
§ 45a-668 Continuation of service of persons appointed prior to October 1, 1982, as guardians or limited guardians of persons with mental retardation
§ 45a-669 Definitions
§ 45a-670 Petition for guardianship
§ 45a-671 Hearing on petition for guardianship. Notice
§ 45a-672 Notice of hearing
§ 45a-673 Appointment of counsel. Payment of cost for indigent persons
§ 45a-674 Hearing for appointment of guardian. Evidence. Report by assessment team. Cross-examination of witnesses. Payment of fees for assessment team. Exception to report or testimony requirement
§ 45a-675 Right of respondent to be at hearing
§ 45a-676 Appointment of plenary guardian or limited guardian
§ 45a-677 Powers and duties of plenary or limited guardian. Report. Transfer of file
§ 45a-677a Petition by plenary or limited guardian to manage the finances of a protected person whose assets do not exceed ten thousand dollars
§ 45a-678 Removal of plenary or limited guardian
§ 45a-679 Conflicts between plenary guardian, limited guardian, conservator of the estate or person and temporary conservator to be resolved by Probate Court
§ 45a-680 Appointment of standby plenary guardian or standby limited guardian. Probate bond. Duties. Confirmation by court
§ 45a-681 Review of guardianship by court
§ 45a-682 Petition for temporary limited guardian. Notice and hearing. Appointment
§ 45a-683 Immunity from civil liability of plenary guardian, temporary limited guardian or limited guardian
§ 45a-684 Payment of expenses and fees of proceeding for appointment of guardian of person with intellectual disability
§ 45a-690 Definitions
§ 45a-691 Sterilization. Requirements. Determination of ability to give informed consent
§ 45a-692 Application for determination of ability to give informed consent to sterilization
§ 45a-693 Hearing. Notice
§ 45a-694 Appointment of counsel to represent respondent. Compensation
§ 45a-695 Evidence re ability of respondent to give informed consent. Reports by panel members appointed by court. Right of respondent to present evidence and cross-examine witnesses
§ 45a-696 Respondent to be present at hearing on ability to give informed consent to sterilization
§ 45a-697 Informed consent. Refusal of sterilization
§ 45a-698 Application by guardian or conservator for consent to sterilization
§ 45a-699 Hearing. Evidence. Grounds for sterilization
§ 45a-699a Stay of order or decree permitting sterilization
§ 45a-700 Surgical or other medical procedures which may result in sterilization
§ 45a-703 Application for determination of competency to vote
§ 45a-705a Petition for writ of habeas corpus by individual subject to guardianship or involuntary representation

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes > Chapter 802h

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • another: may extend and be applied to communities, companies, corporations, public or private, limited liability companies, societies and associations. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attorney-at-law: A person who is legally qualified and licensed to practice law, and to represent and act for clients in legal proceedings.
  • Attorney-in-fact: A person who, acting as an agent, is given written authorization by another person to transact business for him (her) out of court.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Charity: An agency, institution, or organization in existence and operating for the benefit of an indefinite number of persons and conducted for educational, religious, scientific, medical, or other beneficent purposes.
  • Chief judge: The judge who has primary responsibility for the administration of a court but also decides cases; chief judges are determined by seniority.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Cross examine: Questioning of a witness by the attorney for the other side.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Habeas corpus: A writ that is usually used to bring a prisoner before the court to determine the legality of his imprisonment. It may also be used to bring a person in custody before the court to give testimony, or to be prosecuted.
  • Intangible property: Property that has no intrinsic value, but is merely the evidence of value such as stock certificates, bonds, and promissory notes.
  • intellectual disability: means a significant limitation in intellectual functioning existing concurrently with deficits in adaptive behavior that originated during the developmental period before eighteen years of age. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1g
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • month: means a calendar month, and the word "year" means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • oath: shall include affirmations in cases where by law an affirmation may be used for an oath, and, in like cases, the word "swear" shall include the word "affirm". See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • probate bond: means a bond with security given to secure the faithful performance by an appointed fiduciary of the duties of the fiduciary's trust and the administration of and accounting for all moneys and other property coming into the fiduciary's hands, as fiduciary, according to law. See Connecticut General Statutes 45a-139
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.