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Section: Hearing; evidence; appointment of representative
Upon the filing of a complaint and verified statement as provided by this act, the court shall proceed in a summary manner to hear testimony for the purpose of determining whether the recipient is functionally incompetent. The written certification of 2 physicians who have been in the actual practice of medicine and surgery in this State for at least 5 years shall be sufficient, but not required, evidence to establish such condition of the recipient. If the court is satisfied that the recipient is functionally incompetent, such court shall appoint a fit and proper person as representative payee for such recipient. L.1964, c. 155, s. 4.
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