Guardianship and conservatorship; periodic review hearings. Requires the court to set up a schedule for periodic review hearings in the order of appointment of a guardian or conservator, unless the court makes a determination that such hearings are unnecessary or impracticable. The bill further provides that any periodic review hearing shall include the following assessments by the court: (i) the likelihood that the respondent's condition will improve or the respondent will regain capacity, (ii) whether concerns or questions were raised about the suitability of the person appointed as a guardian or conservator at the time of the initial appointment, and (iii) whether the appointment of a guardian or conservator or the appointment of the specifically appointed guardian or conservator was contested by the respondent or another party.

Statutes affected:
Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/23 23102563D: 64.2-2009
Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB987ER): 64.2-2009
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0595): 64.2-2009