Alaska Statutes Title 13. Decedents' Estates, Guardianships, Transfers, Trusts, and Health Care Decisions § 13.26.306. Emergency powers

Notwithstanding the limits of a temporary guardianship or guardianship order, a temporary guardian and guardian at all times have the right to authorize the provision of emergency life-saving services.  This right includes the power to authorize hospitalization without advance court approval.


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