A conveyance of an interest in Vermont real property by a Guardian appointed by a Vermont Court is valid if the Guardian has been duly appointed and a License has been issued by the Vermont Superior Court – Probate Division with jurisdiction over the property.
Comment 1: The Probate Division of a Vermont Superior Court may authorize the sale of real
property. 14 VSA §2881. A deed executed by a guardian under order of sale shall be valid. 14 VSA §2884.
Comment 2. The License (order of sale) must be recorded in the land records before the sale
Comment 3: A Guardian may discharge a mortgage without a specific license. 14 VSA §2801.
Comment 4: For law applying to the status of licenses or orders to sell real estate by foreign
courts; see, 14 V.S.A. §2654 and §2886, and see also, §§3181-3183.
September 9, 2016 – Standard 12.1 added.