NJSA 3B:12-78. Filing, delivery of appointment, designati
3B:12-78. Filing, delivery of appointment, designation
12. a. The county clerk, upon being paid the fees allowed by law, shall receive for filing any instrument appointing or designating a standby guardian pursuant to this act made by a domiciliary of the county, and shall give a written receipt therefor to the person delivering it. The filing of an appointment or designation of standby guardian shall be for the sole purpose of safekeeping and shall not affect the validity of the appointment or designation.
b. The appointment or designation shall be delivered only to: the parent or legal custodian who appointed or designated the standby guardian; or the person appointed or designated as standby guardian or alternate standby guardian; or the minor child, upon his request or the request of his legal representative, if applicable; or any other person directed by the court.