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Finding Legal Help

You are not required to hire an attorney, but legal matters can be complicated. Consider talking to an attorney to go over your options. See the Finding Legal Help page for information about free and low cost ways to get legal help. 

Como encontrar ayuda legal

Usted no está obligado a contratar un abogado, pero los asuntos legales pueden ser complicados. Considere la posibilidad de hablar con un abogado para hablar de sus opciones. Para información sobre cómo obtener ayuda legal vea nuestra página Como encontrar ayuda legal.

Guardian's and Conservator's Bond

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Utah law requires a bond to pay the protected person for harm caused by your mistake, unless the court waives the requirement, which it often does. Utah Code Section 75-5-105, Section 75-5-411 and Section 75-5-412. The bond is an insurance policy paid for by the estate that protects the protected person in the event that your act or omission causes harm. The amount of the bond will be the total value of the estate property over which you have unsupervised control plus one year's estimated income. The court does not issue bonds. They may be available from insurance companies or other financial institutions.

The Utah State Courts mission is to provide the people an open, fair, efficient, and independent system for the advancement of justice under the law.


Page Last Modified: 5/14/2018
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