3B:12-76. Petition for judicial appointment of designated standby guardian 10. a. Unless a petition for judicial appointment of a standby guardian is made by the designator or the designated standby guardian, the designation made under section 8 of this act shall expire six months from the date of the written designation.
b. In a proceeding for judicial appointment of a designated standby guardian, a designation shall constitute a rebuttable presumption that the designated standby guardian is capable of serving as guardian. In the event of the designators death, a designation shall be deemed to confer a preference upon the designated standby guardian for the choice of a permanent guardian, notwithstanding any law to the contrary, subject to the rights of the other parent.
c. Except as set forth in this section, the petition for the judicial appointment of a designated standby guardian shall comply with the procedure set forth in section 6 of this act.