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2004 Florida Statutes

Discharge of guardian named as personal representative.
Section 744.528, Florida Statutes 2004

744.528  Discharge of guardian named as personal representative.--

(1)  A guardian authorized to manage property, who is subsequently appointed personal representative, must serve a copy of the guardian's final report and petition for discharge upon the beneficiaries of the ward's estate who will be affected by the report.

(2)  All such beneficiaries shall have 30 days to file objections to the final report and petition for discharge.

(3)  The court shall set a hearing on any objections filed by the beneficiaries. Notice of the hearing shall be served upon the guardian, beneficiaries of the ward's estate, and any other person to whom the court directs service.

(4)  The guardian may not be discharged until:

(a)  All objections have been judicially resolved;

(b)  The report of the guardian is approved by the court; and

(c)  In the case of a guardian of the property, all property has been distributed to the ward's estate or the persons entitled to it.

History.--s. 92, ch. 89-96; s. 66, ch. 90-271.