2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 30. Guardian and Ward
§30-1-113. Appointment of guardian - Jurisdiction.

Universal Citation: 30 OK Stat § 30-1-113 (2018)

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.

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