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§35A‑1273.  When letters issue to public guardian.

The public guardian shallapply for and obtain letters of guardianship in the following cases:

(1)        When a period of sixmonths has elapsed from the discovery of any property belonging to any minor orincompetent person without guardian.

(2)        When any personentitled to letters of guardianship shall request in writing the clerk to issueletters to the public guardian; but it is lawful and the duty of the clerk torevoke said letters of guardianship at any time after issuing the same uponapplication in writing by any person entitled to qualify as guardian, settingforth a sufficient cause for such revocation. (1987, c. 550, s. 1.)