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The Court shall issue a decision at the conclusion of the hearing(s) and make orders, including ordering a specific party to draft the temporary or permanent orders for the Court’s review and signature. The Court may enter further orders for evaluation, assessment, or other orders to protect the proposed ward. Any Court order establishing a guardianship must include orders that address the following:

(a) Whether an adult guardianship is established;

(b) Identity of the ward and the ward’s address and contact information;

(c) Identity of the guardian(s) and the address and contact information of the guardian(s);

(d) Type(s) of adult guardianship established;

(e) Duration of guardianship(s);

(f) Event(s) that will trigger the beginning or end of the guardianship being established, where applicable;

(g) Responsibilities of the guardian, which at a minimum include those duties and responsibilities listed in this chapter. The Court may make specific orders to better tailor the guardian(s)’ responsibilities to the practical realities of the guardian(s) and ward, in accordance with the best interests of the ward;

(h) Status review hearings, including:

(1) When status review hearings begin;

(2) How frequently status review hearings will occur, which must at a minimum occur at the beginning of the guardianship and once per year thereafter, but the Court may order more frequent hearings at its discretion; and

(3) Parties required to participate in status review hearings; and

(i) How often the guardian must provide an accounting to the Court for review. At a minimum, the Court must order the guardian to provide an accounting within one year of their appointment and at least every two years thereafter. [Ord. 74 § 4015, adopted, 8/26/2021.]