633.568  Notice to proposed ward.

1. a.  If the proposed ward is an adult, notice of the filing of the petition shall be served upon the proposed ward in the manner of an original notice and the content of the notice is governed by the rules of civil procedure governing original notice.

b.  Except where the ward is the petitioner, notice shall also be served upon the ward's spouse. If the ward has no spouse, notice shall be served upon the ward's adult children, if any.

2. a.  If the proposed ward is a minor and the court determines, pursuant to section 633.575, subsection 1, paragraph "b", that the proposed ward is entitled to representation, notice in the manner of original notice, or another form of notice ordered by the court, given to the attorney appointed to represent the ward is notice to the proposed ward.

b.  Notice shall also be served upon the parents of the proposed ward.

3.  Service of notice under this section upon persons other than the proposed ward shall be made upon such persons whose identities are reasonably ascertainable pursuant to section 633.40, subsection 5. Proof of service shall be made by affidavit, to which copies of all documents served shall be attached.

Section History: Early form

  [C31, 35, § 12644-c4; C39, § 12644.04; C46, 50, 54, 58, 62, § 672.4; C66, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 633.568]

Section History: Recent form

  84 Acts, ch 1299, § 14; 85 Acts, ch 29, §5; 85 Acts, ch 148, §8; 2000 Acts, ch 1036, §4

Internal References

  Referred to in § 633.576

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