curator bonis


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curator bonis

in Scots law, an administrator appointed by the court to look after the affairs of a person mentally or physically incapable of representing himself or herself
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Consideration must be given to the appointment of a curator bonis when the estate (or property) is of significant value.
A curator bonis looks after the propriety interests of the patient and in practice is appointed more frequently than the curator personae.
to appoint a curator bonis or curator personae, or both.
The De Lunatico Inquerido, Rule 57 of the High Court, lays down the procedure to be followed when the court is requested to appoint a curator bonis.
As you live on the Borders an application can also be made by a curator bonis in Scotland in these circumstances.