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Title XLII ESTATES AND TRUSTS
Chapter 736 FLORIDA TRUST CODE
SECTION 0305Appointment of representative.
736.0305 Appointment of representative.—
(1) If the court determines that an interest is not represented under this part, 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, incapacitated, or unborn individual, or a person whose identity or location is unknown. If not precluded by a conflict of interest, a representative may be appointed to represent several persons or interests.
(2) 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.
(3) In making decisions, a representative may consider general benefits accruing to the living members of the represented individual’s family.
History.—s. 3, ch. 2006-217.