440.121 Credential denial, nonrenewal, and revocation based on incompetency. Notwithstanding any other provision of chs. 440 to 480 relating to issuance or renewal of a credential, the department shall deny an application for an initial credential or credential renewal or revoke a credential issued to an individual for whom the department receives a record of a declaration under s. 54.25 (2) (c) 1. d. stating that the individual is incompetent to apply for a credential under chs. 440 to 480.
565.30 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
565.30 (2) Payment of prizes to minors. If the prize for a winning lottery ticket or lottery share given to a minor is less than $1,000, the administrator may make payment of the prize by delivering to an adult member of the minor's family, or to the minor's guardian, a check or draft payable to the minor. If the prize is $1,000 or more, the administrator shall make payment to the minor by paying or delivering the money to a broker or financial institution under s. 880.65 54.870 (1) (b).
609.65 (1) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
609.65 (1) (intro.) If an enrollee of a limited service health organization, preferred provider plan, or defined network plan is examined, evaluated, or treated for a nervous or mental disorder pursuant to a court order under s. 880.33 (4m) or (4r), 2003, stats., an emergency detention under s. 51.15, a commitment or a court order under s. 51.20 or 880.33 (4m) or (4r), an order for protective placement or protective services under ch. 55, an order under s. 55.14 or 55.19 (3) (e), or an order under ch. 980, then, notwithstanding the limitations regarding participating providers, primary providers, and referrals under ss. 609.01 (2) to (4) and 609.05 (3), the limited service health organization, preferred provider plan, or defined network plan shall do all of the following:
628.10 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
628.10 (1) General. An intermediary's license issued under s. 628.04 remains in force until it is revoked or limited under sub. (2), until it is suspended under sub. (2) or s. 227.51 (3), until it is surrendered or until the licensee dies or is in this state adjudicated incompetent as defined in s. 880.01 (4).
705.04 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
705.04 (2) If the account is a P.O.D. account, on the death of the original payee or the survivor of 2 or more original payees, any sums remaining on deposit belong to the P.O.D. beneficiaries if surviving, or to the survivor of them if one or more die before the original payee. Payment may be made to a minor P.O.D. beneficiary, however, only in accordance with a procedure approved in ch. 880 54. If 2 or more P.O.D. beneficiaries survive, they shall be entitled to payment of the sums on deposit in accordance with such written instructions as may have been filed with the financial institution, and if none, to payment in equal shares. There is no right of survivorship in the event of the death of one of 2 or more P.O.D. beneficiaries after their entitlement to payment has matured unless the terms of the account expressly provide for survivorship or for the account's continuance as a joint account.
706.03 (4) of the statutes is amended to read:
706.03 (4) A conveyance by a minor or an individual adjudicated incompetent in this state is effective only if executed by an authorized guardian on behalf of such
the minor or individual adjudicated incompetent. In the case of a limited incompetency, such This restriction does not apply if an individual has been determined competent to make contracts under s. 880.33 (3) the individual's adjudication of incompetency permits him or her to contract.
706.09 (1) (f) of the statutes is amended to read:
706.09 (1) (f) Lack of authority of officers, agents or fiduciaries. Any defect or insufficiency in authorization of any purported officer, partner, manager, agent, or fiduciary to act in the name or on behalf of any corporation, partnership, limited liability company, principal, trust, estate, minor, individual adjudicated incompetent
, or other holder of an interest in real estate purported to be conveyed in a representative capacity, after the conveyance has appeared of record for 5 years.
753.30 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
753.30 (1) The clerk of circuit court shall keep the books and records under s. 59.40 (2) (a) to (i) and ch. 799 and perform the duties under s. 59.40 (2) (j) to (q) for all matters in the circuit court except those under chs. 48, 54, and 851 to 880 879. In counties having only one circuit judge, the circuit judge, with the approval of the chief judge of the judicial administrative district, may appoint the clerk of court register in probate. The appointments are revocable at the pleasure of the circuit judge. Appointments and revocations shall be in writing and shall be filed in the office of the register in probate. If appointed for this purpose, the clerk has the powers and duties of registers in probate. In prosecutions of ordinance violations in the circuit court in counties having a population of 500,000 or more, an assistant chief deputy clerk appointed under sub. (3) (a), or one of his or her deputies, shall enter upon the records of the court a statement of the offense charged, which shall stand as the complaint, unless the court directs formal complaint be made. The defendant's plea shall be guilty or not guilty, and shall be entered as not guilty on failure to plead, which plea of not guilty shall put all matters in such case at issue, any other provisions of law notwithstanding.
757.48 (1) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
757.48 (1) (a) Except as provided in s. 879.23 (4), in all matters in which a guardian ad litem is appointed by the court, the guardian ad litem shall be an attorney admitted to practice in this state. In order to be appointed as a guardian ad litem under s. 767.045, an attorney shall have completed 3 hours of approved continuing legal education that relates to the functions and duties of a guardian ad litem under ch. 767 and that includes training on the dynamics of domestic violence and the effects of domestic violence on victims of domestic violence and on children. In order to be appointed as a guardian ad litem under s. 54.40 (1), an attorney shall have complied with SRC chapter 36.
757.48 (3) of the statutes is amended to read:
757.48 (3) No guardian ad litem may be permitted to receive any money or property assets or income of his or her ward, nor may any bond be required of a guardian ad litem, but all money or property of his or her assets or income of the ward may be paid or delivered to a general guardian of his or her property the ward's guardian of the estate, subject to the exceptions of s. 880.04
757.69 (1) (h) of the statutes is amended to read:
757.69 (1) (h) Hear petitions for commitment and conduct probable cause hearings under ss. 51.20, 51.45 and 55.06 (11), conduct reviews of guardianships under ch. 54 and reviews of protective placements and protective services under chs. ch. 55
and 880, advise a person alleged to be mentally ill of his or her rights under the United States and Wisconsin constitutions, and, if the person claims or appears to be unable to afford counsel, refer the person to the authority for indigency determinations specified under s. 977.07 (1) or, if the person is a child, refer that child to the state public defender, who shall appoint counsel for the child without a determination of indigency, as provided in s. 48.23 (4).
758.19 (6) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
758.19 (6) (a) In this subsection, "guardian ad litem costs" means the costs of guardian ad litem compensation that a county incurs under ch. 48, 54, 55, 767, 880 or 938 or ch. 880, 2003 stats., that the county has final legal responsibility to pay, or that the county is unable to recover from another person and that does not exceed the per hour rate established for time spent in court by private attorneys under s. 977.08 (4m) (b).
758.19 (6) (d) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
758.19 (6) (d) 1. The total cost of guardian ad litem compensation that the county incurred under chs. 48, 54, 55, 767, 880 and 938 and ch. 880, 2003 stats., in the previous calendar year.
758.19 (6) (d) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
758.19 (6) (d) 2. The total guardian ad litem compensation that the county initially paid under chs. 48, 54, 55, 767, 880 and 938 and ch. 880, 2003 stats., and that was recovered in the previous calendar year by the county from another responsible person.
765.11 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
765.11 (1) If any parent, grandparent, child, or natural guardian of a minor applicant for a marriage license, any brother, sister, or guardian of either of the applicants for a marriage license, either of the applicants, the district attorney, or a circuit court commissioner believes that the statements of the application are false or insufficient, or that the applicants or either of them are an applicant is adjudicated incompetent without the right to marry, that person may file with the court having probate jurisdiction in the county in which the marriage license is applied for, a petition under oath, setting forth the grounds of objection to the marriage, and asking for an order requiring the parties making such the application to show cause why the marriage license should not be refused. Whereupon, the court, if satisfied that the grounds of objection are prima facie valid, shall issue an order to show cause as aforesaid, returnable as the court directs, but not more than 14 days after the date of the order, which shall be served forthwith upon the applicants for the marriage license residing in the state, and upon the clerk before whom the application has been made, and shall operate as a stay upon the issuance of the marriage license until further ordered; if either or both of the applicants are nonresidents of the state the order shall be served forthwith immediately upon the nonresident by publication of a class 1 notice, under ch. 985, in the county wherein
in which the application is pending, and by mailing a copy thereof to the nonresident at the address contained in the application.
766.51 (7) of the statutes is amended to read:
766.51 (7) A court may appoint a conservator or guardian under ch. 880 54 to exercise a disabled spouse's right to manage and control marital property.
767.29 (3) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
767.29 (3) (a) If maintenance payments or support money, or both, is ordered to be paid for the benefit of any person, individual who is committed by court order to an institution or is in confinement, or whose legal custody is vested by court order under ch. 48 or 938 in an agency, department or, relative, or other entity, the court or a circuit court commissioner may order such the maintenance payments or support money to be paid to the relative or
, agency, institution, welfare department, or other entity having the legal or actual custody of said person
the individual, and to be used for the latter's care and maintenance, without the appointment of a guardian under ch. 880 in this state.
786.01 of the statutes is amended to read:
786.01 Conveyance of lands held in trust by persons under disability. Whenever any minor or person individual adjudicated incompetent to manage his or her affairs is seized or possessed of any lands or interest in any lands by way of mortgage or in trust only for others, the circuit court of the proper county may, upon the petition of the guardian of the minor or individual adjudicated incompetent person or of any person in any way interested in the real estate, make an order authorizing or compelling the minor or individual adjudicated incompetent person to convey and assure the lands or interest in the lands to any person entitled thereto, in such manner as the court directs.
786.02 of the statutes is amended to read:
786.02 Specific performance of incompetent's contract of individual adjudicated incompetent. A circuit court may authorize or compel the specific performance of any contract made by any person who becomes individual who is adjudicated incompetent before
the performance thereof of the contract, on the complaint or petition of the guardian of the individual adjudicated incompetent person or of any other person interested in the contract.
786.03 of the statutes is amended to read:
786.03 Specific performance; order; appeal. No order authorizing or directing any such conveyance or the performance of any such contract shall be made until after hearing the parties and being satisfied that such conveyance ought to be made or such contract ought to be performed. The court may, by such order, direct the guardian of such individual adjudicated incompetent
person, or a special guardian appointed in such proceeding, to do any act which is necessary to carry such order into effect. The court may further direct that the reasonable expenses of the proceedings be paid out of the proceeds of the sale. No appeal shall lie from such order unless notice of intention to appeal shall be filed with the court within 10 days after date of the order. The court may enforce such order by any proper proceedings.
786.04 of the statutes is amended to read:
786.04 Specific performance; conveyance; warranties. The court may require the guardian to convey the real estate which such individual adjudicated incompetent person might or ought to have conveyed if still competent. Where such incompetent person individual contracted before incompetency to convey real estate by warranty deed, the guardian shall convey by warranty deed subject to any exceptions set forth in the incompetent's individual's contract to convey. The guardian shall not be personally liable because of any breach of such warranty, but such warranty deed shall have the same effect for all purposes as if the individual adjudicated incompetent had executed it at such time while competent. This section is applicable where an individual adjudicated incompetent before incompetency made an assignment of a contract to convey real estate but did not deed to the assignee the title to the premises covered by the contract.
786.05 of the statutes is amended to read:
786.05 Specific performance; recording order; effect. A certified copy of such judgment directing such conveyance, which is recorded in the office of the register of deeds in the county where the lands lie, shall be prima facie evidence of the correctness of the proceedings and of the authority of the guardian to convey. Every such conveyance shall be as effectual in passing the estate as if the individual adjudicated incompetent were then competent and executed the conveyance.
786.06 (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
786.06 Realty of wards; grounds for mortgage, sale, lease. (intro.) Any real estate, or interest therein belonging to a minor or to a person an individual adjudicated incompetent to manage personal affairs may be sold, mortgaged or leased:
786.06 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
786.06 (1) When the personal property and the income of the real estate of such minor or individual adjudicated incompetent person are together insufficient for the payment of his or her debts or for the maintenance and education of himself or herself and family;
786.06 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
786.06 (2) When the interests of such minor or individual adjudicated incompetent person require or will be substantially promoted by such disposition on account of such real estate or interest therein being exposed to waste or dilapidation, or being unproductive, or for other peculiar reasons or circumstances.
786.07 of the statutes is amended to read:
786.07 Realty of wards or incompetents individuals adjudicated incompetent; application for sale or encumbrance. The application for the disposition must be made to the circuit court of the county in which the real estate or some part thereof is situated or to the circuit court of the county in which the general guardian for the minor or individual adjudicated incompetent person has been appointed, by petition of the general guardian of the minor or of the incompetent person individual or by any relative or other person in behalf of either. The petition must be verified and must set forth the facts which would authorize the selling, mortgaging or leasing of the real estate or some part of the real estate for one or more of the reasons set forth in s. 786.06. If the real estate sold or some part of the real estate is situated in a county other than that in which the proceeding is taken, a certified copy of the order confirming the sale containing the name of the purchaser, the selling price and a description of the property sold shall be recorded in the office of the register of deeds of the county in which the real estate or any part of the real estate is situated. When the minor or individual adjudicated incompetent person has a general guardian and the application is to any court other than the court in which the general guardian was appointed, notice of hearing of the application shall be given by mailing a copy of the notice to the judge of the court that appointed the general guardian, and also to the general guardian, unless he or she is the petitioner, at least 10 days before the date of the hearing.
786.08 (1) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
786.08 (1) (a) When the application is made on behalf of a minor or individual adjudicated incompetent, who has no general guardian, the court shall appoint some suitable person special guardian of the minor or incompetent individual in the proceeding; the special guardian shall give a bond to the judge of the court, to be filed with the clerk of the circuit court, in such sum, with such sureties, and in such form as the circuit court or judge directs, conditioned for the faithful performance of the trust reposed, for paying over, investing or accounting for all moneys that shall be received by the guardian, according to law and for observance of the directions of the court in relation to the trust.
786.08 (1) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
786.08 (1) (b) When the minor shall have a general guardian, such general the guardian may be appointed special guardian in said matter; or, such general
the guardian, as such, may be authorized and empowered to act in and conduct such proceedings in the same manner, and with the same provisions as to an additional general guardian's bond, as is provided in said proceedings for the conduct thereof by the general guardian of individuals adjudicated incompetent persons.
786.08 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
786.08 (2) When the application is made on behalf of an individual adjudicated incompetent person, the guardian of the incompetent person individual shall, in the discretion of the court, give a bond to the judge of the court to be filed with the clerk of the circuit court, in such sum, additional to the guardian's original bond, as the court deems necessary, with such sureties and such conditions for the faithful performance of trust reposed as prescribed by this section.
786.10 of the statutes is amended to read:
786.10 Order for lease, mortgage, sale. If, after an examination of the matter by the court or judge to which application is made, without a reference, or on the coming in of the report of the referee, and on examination of the matter, it shall satisfactorily appear that a disposition of any part of the real estate of such minor or individual adjudicated incompetent person or any interest therein is necessary and proper, for any of the causes mentioned in s. 786.06 such court or judge shall make an order directing and authorizing the guardian to contract for the leasing, mortgaging, or sale of such real estate or interest therein or of such part thereof as the court or judge shall deem proper in such manner and with such restrictions as shall be deemed expedient.
786.12 of the statutes is amended to read:
786.12 Wards; other disposal of real estate; acquisition or other disposal of real estate.
The courts and judges mentioned in Under this chapter are further empowered and authorized to, the court in which a guardian has been appointed for a minor or an individual adjudicated incompetent may, in addition to the provisions of this chapter, make any other disposition of the real estate of any minor or other the ward mentioned herein when it shall be made to appear to such court or judge that such proposed disposition will substantially promote the interests of any such ward. The court or judge of the court in which the general guardian has been appointed is empowered to or authorize the purchase in the name of such the ward of any real estate
within the in this state of Wisconsin when it shall be made to appear to such if the court or judge determines that such the proposed disposition or purchase will substantially promote the interests of such the ward, provided that no debt shall be incurred or assumed by such ward for purchase of any such real estate. The provisions of this chapter are applicable to all proceedings under this section.
786.13 of the statutes is amended to read:
786.13 Platting realty of wards before sale. Whenever an order shall have been made for the sale of any such real estate and it shall be made to appear to the court or judge that the interest of the minor or other ward would be promoted by platting such real estate the court or judge may, by order, authorize the guardian either alone or together with the cotenants, if any, or other owners, to make and acknowledge a plat of such real estate in the manner prescribed in ch. 236. A plat made pursuant to such order, certified and acknowledged in manner and form prescribed in ch. 236 and approved by the court or presiding judge, shall be as valid and effectual as if made by such the minor when of full age or by such incompetent person when of sound memory and understanding the individual adjudicated incompetent before the adjudication. After such plat shall have been duly made and recorded such guardians may make separate sales of any lot or lots, according to such plat, or of such ward's interest therein in the manner above prescribed.
786.14 of the statutes is amended to read:
786.14 Realty of wards; will or conveyance not disregarded. No real estate or interest therein shall be sold, mortgaged or leased under the provisions of this chapter contrary to the provisions of any will by which the same was devised or of any conveyance by which the same was transferred to such the minor or individual adjudicated incompetent person.
786.15 of the statutes is amended to read:
786.15 Realty of wards, validity of the conveyance. Every deed, mortgage, lease or other conveyance made in good faith by the guardian of a minor or individual adjudicated incompetent person, pursuant to any order or judgment of a circuit court, made under the provisions of this chapter, shall be as valid and effectual as if made by the minor when of full age or by the incompetent person when of sound memory and understanding individual adjudicated incompetent before the adjudication.
786.16 of the statutes is amended to read:
786.16 Realty of wards; effect of sale; proceeds realty. No sale of the real estate of any minor or individual adjudicated incompetent person shall give to such the minor or incompetent person individual any other or greater interest or estate in the proceeds of such sale than the minor or incompetent person individual had in the estate so sold; but the said proceeds shall be deemed real estate of the same nature as the property sold.
786.17 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
786.17 (1) The court shall make an order for the application and disposition of the proceeds of any such sale or mortgage, and of the income derived from the investment thereof and of the rent accruing upon any such lease, and direct the investment of any portion thereof belonging to the minor or individual adjudicated incompetent person which that is not needed for the payment of debts or the immediate support of the person
individual and the person's individual's family, so as to secure the same for the benefit of the minor or incompetent person individual, and shall direct a return of the investment to be made on oath as soon as possible, and shall require accounts to be rendered periodically by any guardian or other person who may be entrusted with the disposition of the proceeds or the income thereof.
786.18 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
786.18 (1) If the real estate or interest therein of any minor or any individual adjudicated incompetent person which that is directed to be sold is subject to an estate for life or for years in the whole or any part thereof the order for the sale may, in the discretion of the court or presiding judge, direct that such estate shall be sold, with the reversionary estate or interest of the minor or incompetent person individual.
786.19 of the statutes is amended to read:
786.19 Ward's particular estate, disposition. Where the interest of the minor or individual adjudicated incompetent person in real estate consists of an estate for life or for years the court or presiding judge may, by order, authorize the guardian to join with the person
individual holding the reversionary estate in a conveyance of the property to which such interest attaches, so as to fully convey the particular estate, on receiving from the proceeds of the sale a gross sum in satisfaction of such estate or such proceeds or the proper portion thereof to be invested, and the interest thereon paid to the person
individual having such the estate until the termination thereof; in either case the amount to be ascertained as prescribed in s. 786.18. When the proceeds or a proportionate part of such proceeds is received by the guardian for investment, the order of the court or presiding judge must provide for the investment thereof until termination of the particular estate, and then for the payment thereof to the person individual entitled thereto.
786.20 of the statutes is amended to read:
786.20 Minor, or incompetent
, ward of the court. From the time of application on behalf of a minor or of an incompetent person having no guardian for the disposition of property, the minor or incompetent person shall be considered the ward of the court in which the application is made, so far as it relates to property, its proceeds and income.
786.21 of the statutes is amended to read:
786.21 Estate of individual adjudicated incompetent, management. The real estate of an individual adjudicated incompetent person shall may not be leased for more than 5 years, or mortgaged or disposed of otherwise than is authorized and directed by this chapter.
786.25 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
786.25 (1) If a minor or individual adjudicated incompetent person residing outside this state owns any right, title, or interest in or to any real estate in this state and has a guardian or conservator who has been appointed in the state, territory or, district, or country where he or she resides and no guardian appointed in this state, the foreign guardian or conservator may file a copy of the appointment, authenticated so as to make the same receivable in evidence, in the circuit court for the county in which the real estate of the minor or individual adjudicated incompetent person is situated.
786.25 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
786.25 (2) Upon filing of the appointment under sub. (1) and proper application, the foreign guardian or conservator may be licensed by the court or presiding judge to lease, mortgage, or sell the real estate of his or her ward in the county under sub. (1), or any portion thereof, or interest therein, in the same manner and upon the same terms and conditions and for the same purposes as prescribed in this chapter in the case of a guardian appointed in this state. The court, or the presiding judge thereof, may, upon the petition of such foreign guardian or conservator, appoint some suitable person residing in this state, special guardian of the minor or individual adjudicated incompetent person to make the lease, mortgage, or sale in the manner provided by this chapter.
786.25 (3) of the statutes is amended to read:
786.25 (3) In case a special guardian shall be appointed the moneys arising from such lease, mortgage or sale shall be paid out and disposed of or invested as may be directed by the court or judge appointing such special guardian. The duly authenticated copy of the appointment of any guardian or conservator appointed in any other state, district, territory, or country together with a duly authenticated copy of the appointment of the special guardian of such minor or individual adjudicated incompetent person, shall also be properly recorded and tract indexed at the ward's expense in the office of the register of deeds of the county in which such real estate is situated.
801.11 (2) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
801.11 (2) Natural person under disability. (intro.) Upon a natural person under disability by serving the summons in any manner prescribed in sub. (1) upon such the person under disability and, in addition, where required by par. (a) or (b), upon a person therein designated. A minor 14 years of age or older who is not mentally adjudicated incompetent and not otherwise under guardianship is not a person under disability for purposes of this subsection.
801.11 (2) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
801.11 (2) (b) Where the person under disability is known by the plaintiff to be under guardianship of any kind, a summons shall be served separately upon the guardian in any manner prescribed in sub. (1), (5) or (6). If no guardian has been appointed when service is made upon a person known to alleged by the plaintiff to be incompetent to have charge of the person's affairs, then service of the summons shall be made upon the guardian ad litem after appointment under s. 803.01.