Adoption

Adoption

By , Jun 25 in Law with 0 comments

Guardian’s Consent 
In action for adoption of mentally incapacitated person, statutes do not require consent of the adoptee or guardian.  Guardian’s opinion on ward’s best interest is relevant, but not determinative. Matter was reversed and remanded.  Case was in Jefferson City, Missouri.

In the matter of Carl Lee Debrodie, an incapacitated and disabled adult; Karen Digh Allen, Callaway County Public Administrator/Guardian and Conservator for Carl Lee Debrodie vs. Bryan Keith Martin and Mary Elizabeth Martin
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Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District – WD75853

 

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