475.270.  Annual settlements required, when, exception — information required. — 1.  Every conservator shall file with the court annually, or more often if required by the court, a settlement of the conservator‘s accounts if required by the court detailing the current status of the estate under conservatorship.  The annual settlement shall be made at a time fixed by the court within sixty days after the anniversary of the appointment of such conservator.

Terms Used In Missouri Laws 475.270

  • conservator: as used in this chapter , includes limited conservator unless otherwise specified or apparent from the context. See Missouri Laws 475.010
  • following: when used by way of reference to any section of the statutes, mean the section next preceding or next following that in which the reference is made, unless some other section is expressly designated in the reference. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, and to partnerships and other unincorporated associations. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Property: includes real and personal property. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Protectee: a person for whose estate a conservator or limited conservator has been appointed or with respect to whose estate a transaction has been authorized by the court under section Missouri Laws 475.010

 2.  Each settlement of a conservator shall conform to the requirements of section 473.543 as to settlements in decedents’ estates.

 3.  If the conservatorship estate meets the indigency standards prescribed by chapter 208, is under the control of another fiduciary, including a Social Security representative payee or Veterans Affairs fiduciary, or if the assets of a protectee have been placed in restricted custody, the court may waive the requirements that the settlement comply with the requirements of section 473.543 and require the conservator to report, in a form prescribed by the court, the following information:

 (1)  A statement of any money or property received during the preceding year including the date, source and amount or value;

 (2)  A statement of disbursements made and the purpose thereof;

 (3)  The total amount of money or property on hand;

 (4)  The name and address of any depositary where estate funds are deposited and the amounts thereof.

 4.  Except when a public administrator is serving as conservator, in addition to the information required under subsection 3 of this section, the settlement shall include:

 (1)  The present address of the protectee;

 (2)  The present address of the conservator;

 (3)  The services being provided to the protected person;

 (4)  The significant actions taken by the conservator during the reporting period;

 (5)  An opinion of the conservator as to the continued need for conservatorship and any recommended changes in the scope of the conservatorship;

 (6)  The compensation requested and the reasonable and necessary expenses incurred by the conservator;

 (7)  A plan for the coming year; and

 (8)  Any other information requested by the court or useful in the opinion of the conservator.