475.065.  Single guardianship or conservatorship for two or more persons. — When application is made for the appointment of a guardian or conservator for two or more minors or incapacitated or disabled persons who are children of a common parent, or are parent and child, or are husband and wife, it is not necessary that a separate petition, bond or other paper be filed for each minor or incapacitated or disabled person and the guardianship or conservatorship of all may be considered as one proceeding except that there shall be a separate accounting when the guardianship or conservatorship terminates as to one ward or disabled person but not as to the others.

Terms Used In Missouri Laws 475.065

  • conservator: as used in this chapter , includes limited conservator unless otherwise specified or apparent from the context. See Missouri Laws 475.010
  • disabled person: one who is:

     (a)  Unable by reason of any physical, mental, or cognitive condition to receive and evaluate information or to communicate decisions to such an extent that the person lacks ability to manage the person's financial resources. See Missouri Laws 475.010

  • Guardian: one appointed by a court to have the care and custody of the person of a minor or of an incapacitated person. See Missouri Laws 475.010
  • Guardianship: if used in a section in a context relating to rights and obligations other than property rights or obligations, means guardian of the person as defined in Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Minor: any person who is under the age of eighteen years. See Missouri Laws 475.010
  • Parent: the biological or adoptive mother or father of a child whose parental rights have not been terminated under Missouri Laws 475.010
  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, and to partnerships and other unincorporated associations. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Ward: a minor or an incapacitated person for whom a guardian, limited guardian, or standby guardian has been appointed. See Missouri Laws 475.010