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It is completely improper for the doctor to sign off on the declaration without first having examined and spoken with mother first. The exception would be if the second doctor had examined her in the past and had concluded that she was medically incompetent then and they then spoke with the first doctor who confirmed that her illness had progressed.
But this would give someone grounds to contest the guardianship, if only temporarily until there was a formal second examination with the doctor then signing off on any report.
What I'm saying is that did he have to see her within a certain period of time before signing ?
There is not anything specifically by statute that gives a time limit... They just typically say that the Dr. has to have examined the proposed ward and found them to be medically or mentally incompetent.
But from a practical perspective, the two examinations should occur after the guardianship proceeding is filed and before any final ruling is made and I think that would give someone legal grounds to object because an exam 7 months ago might not reflect the current situation.