2017 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 30. Guardian and Ward
§30-1-113. Appointment of guardian - Jurisdiction.
A. A guardian of the person or property, or both, of a person residing in this state, who is a minor, or an incapacitated or partially incapacitated person, may be appointed in all cases by the court as provided in this title.
B. After the service of notice in a proceeding seeking the appointment of a guardian or other order, in subsequent proceedings pertaining to the guardianship of a ward and until termination of the proceeding, the court in which the petition is filed has exclusive jurisdiction to determine:
1. The need for a guardian or other order; and
2. How the estate of the ward shall be managed, expended, or distributed to or for the use of the ward or the dependents of the ward.
R.L. 1910, § 3328. Amended by Laws 1988, c. 329, § 13, eff. Dec. 1, 1988. Renumbered from § 8 of this title by Laws 1988, c. 329, § 134, eff. Dec. 1, 1988. Amended by Laws 1990, c. 323, § 10, operative July 1, 1990.