Maine Revised Statutes

§305. Appointment of representative

1. Interest not represented; representation inadequate.  If the court determines that an interest is not represented under this chapter, or that the otherwise available representation might be inadequate, the court may appoint a representative to receive notice, give consent and otherwise represent, bind and act on behalf of a minor, an incapacitated or unborn individual or a person whose identity or location is unknown. A representative may be appointed to represent several persons or interests.
[ 2003, c. 618, Pt. A, §1 (NEW); 2003, c. 618, Pt. A, §2 (AFF) .]
2. Scope of representation.  A representative may act on behalf of the individual represented with respect to any matter arising under this Code, whether or not a judicial proceeding concerning the trust is pending.
[ 2003, c. 618, Pt. A, §1 (NEW); 2003, c. 618, Pt. A, §2 (AFF) .]
3. Consider general benefit.  In making decisions, a representative may consider general benefit accruing to the living members of the individual's family.
[ 2003, c. 618, Pt. A, §1 (NEW); 2003, c. 618, Pt. A, §2 (AFF) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2003, c. 618, §A1 (NEW). 2003, c. 618, §A2 (AFF).