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Notice by court of petition filed for appointment of guardian.
Section 744.617, Florida Statutes 2006

744.617  Notice by court of petition filed for appointment of guardian.--

(1)  When a petition for the appointment of a guardian has been filed pursuant to s. 744.616, the court shall cause such notice to be given as provided by the general guardianship law. In addition, notice of the petition shall be given to the office of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs having jurisdiction over the area in which the court is located.

(2)  A copy of the petition provided for in s. 744.616 shall be mailed by the clerk of the court to the person or persons for whom a guardian is to be appointed, the clerk of court mailing the copy of the petition to the last known address of such person or persons not less than 5 days prior to the date set for the hearing of the petition by the court.

History.--s. 2, ch. 11906, 1927; s. 7, ch. 14579, 1929; CGL 2134; CGL 1936 Supp. 2146(8); s. 7, ch. 84-62; s. 44, ch. 93-268.

Note.--Consolidation of former ss. 293.08, 294.03.