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  475.020.  Applicability of provisions of probate code to guardianship. — The provisions of chapter 472, unless therein restricted to decedents' estates, apply to guardianships and conservatorships.  Where sections in chapter 473 are specifically incorporated by reference by any provision of sections 475.010 to 475.370, they shall be applied as if "decedent" or "deceased" read "ward" or "protectee", "executor" or "administrator" or "personal representative" read "guardian", "conservator" and the like, as the case may be, as far as applicable to guardianships and conservatorships and not inconsistent with the provisions of sections 475.010 to 475.370.  In other cases, where no rule is set forth for guardianships and conservatorships in sections 475.010 to 475.370, the rule regarding decedents' estates in this law shall likewise apply to guardianships and conservatorships when applicable thereto and not inconsistent with the provisions of sections 475.010 to 475.370, unless a contrary rule of court is duly promulgated or declared; provided that the provisions of sections 473.780 to 473.840, relating to independent administration, shall not apply to guardianships or conservatorships.


(L. 1955 p. 385 § 285, A.L. 1980 S.B. 637, A.L. 1983 S.B. 44 & 45)

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