2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 30. Guardian and Ward
§30-1-116. Place of hearing - Order and decree.

Universal Citation: 30 OK Stat § 30-1-116 (2018)

A. The power conferred upon the court in relation to guardians and wards may be exercised in chambers or elsewhere in the discretion of the judge. Any hearing held pursuant to the provisions of this act may be held at such place as the court directs.

B. Any order appointing a guardian must be entered as and become a decree of the court.

C. Except as otherwise specifically provided by this act, the provisions of Title 58 of the Oklahoma Statutes relative to the estates of decedents, so far as they relate to the practice in the courts, apply to proceedings under this title. The rules of civil procedure including the rules concerning discovery, vacation of orders and appellate review, govern proceedings subject to the Oklahoma Guardianship and Conservatorship Act unless otherwise provided in this title or Title 58 of the Oklahoma Statutes.

R.L. 1910, § 6585. Amended by Laws 1953, p. 249, § 87; Laws 1988, c. 329, § 16, eff. Dec. 1, 1988. Renumbered from Title 58, § 893 by Laws 1988, c. 329, § 134, eff. Dec. 1, 1988. Amended by Laws 1990, c. 323, § 13, operative July 1, 1990.

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