475.290.  Final settlement required, when — notice. — 1.  Conservators shall make final settlement of their conservatorship at a time fixed by the court, either by rule or otherwise, within ninety days after termination of their authority, except for those cases where the court has ordered that no letters of administration be granted under section 475.320.  For the purpose of settlement, the conservator shall make a just and true exhibit of the account between himself or herself and the protectee, and file the same in the court having jurisdiction thereof, and cause a copy of the account, together with a written notice stating the day on which and the court in which the conservator will make settlement, to be delivered to the protectee or, in case of revocation or resignation, to the succeeding conservator or in case of death of the protectee to the executor or administrator of the protectee’s estate or other person designated by the court, at least twenty days before the date set for settlement.

Terms Used In Missouri Laws 475.290

  • conservator: as used in this chapter , includes limited conservator unless otherwise specified or apparent from the context. See Missouri Laws 475.010
  • Executor: includes administrator where the subject matter applies to an administrator. 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
  • 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.  If, for any cause, a copy of the account and written notice cannot be delivered to the protectee or other person entitled thereto, the court may order notice of the filing of the account, and of the time and place at which final settlement is to be made, to be given by publication once a week for four weeks next before the date set for settlement in accordance with section 472.100.

 3.  At the time specified in the notice, the court, upon satisfactory proof of the delivery of a copy of the account and written notice of the settlement to the protectee or person entitled thereto, or the protectee’s written waiver thereof, or in case the court has ordered notice to be given by publication, then upon proof of compliance with such order, shall proceed to examine the accounts of the conservator, correct all errors therein, if any there be, and make a final settlement with the conservator; or the court may, for good cause, continue the settlement and proceed therein at any time agreed upon by the parties or fixed by the court.