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California Health and Safety Code. Division 1. Section 416-416.23: Conservatorship and Guardianship for Developmentally Disabled Persons

California State Assembly; Government of California Country Resources Capacity related legislation California 31 December 1977 Legislation/regulation autonomy, guardian, substitute decision

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No appointment of both the Director of Developmental Services and a private guardian or conservator shall be made for the same person and estate, or person or estate. The Director of Developmental Services may be appointed as provided in this article to succeed an existing guardian or conservator upon the death, resignation or removal of such guardian or conservator.

(Amended by Stats. 1977, Ch. 1252.)


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