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Guardian forbidden to borrow or purchase; exceptions.
Section 744.454, Florida Statutes 2006

744.454  Guardian forbidden to borrow or purchase; exceptions.--A professional guardian may not purchase property or borrow money from his or her ward. A guardian who is not a professional guardian may do so if:

(1)  A court by written order authorizes the sale or loan after a hearing to which interested persons were given notice; or

(2)  The property is sold at public sale and the guardian is a spouse, parent, child, brother, or sister of the ward or a cotenant of the ward in the property to be sold.

History.--s. 1, ch. 74-106; ss. 24, 26, ch. 75-222; s. 1, ch. 77-174; s. 78, ch. 89-96; s. 2, ch. 96-184; s. 12, ch. 96-354; s. 1787, ch. 97-102; s. 5, ch. 97-161.

Note.--Created from former s. 745.14.