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AGO Opinions with Topic: POWERS OF SUPERINTENDENTS OF STATE MENTAL HOSPITALS
AGO 1951 No. 103 >  August 9, 1951
VETERANS BONUS - GUARDIANSHIP - MENTALLY INCOMPETENT VETERANS - POWERS OF SUPERINTENDENTS OF STATE MENTAL HOSPITALS - VETERANS ADMINISTRATION POWERS
VETERANS BONUS -- GUARDIANSHIP -- MENTALLY INCOMPETENT VETERANS -- POWERS OF SUPERINTENDENTS OF STATE MENTAL HOSPITALS -- VETERANS ADMINISTRATION POWERS

(1) The existence of a proper guardian of a veteran's estate prevents the superintendent of a state mental hospital from being guardian.(2) The veterans' bonus may only be paid the court-appointed guardian.(3) Neither the superintendent of a state mental hospital nor a "custodian" under Veterans' Administration regulations may apply for the Washington bonus due an incompetent veteran.(4) Three hundred dollars of the veteran's estate is exempt from state hospitalization charges.

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