2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 30. Guardian and Ward
§30-1-117. Guardians ad litem - Power to appoint - Appointment.

Universal Citation: 30 OK Stat § 30-1-117 (2018)

A. Nothing contained in this title affects or impairs the power of any court to appoint a guardian ad litem to defend the interests of any minor interested in any suit or matter pending therein.

B. At any point in a guardianship proceeding, the subject of the proceeding, his attorney, the guardian of the subject of the proceeding or anyone interested in the welfare of the subject of the proceeding may file an application to have a guardian ad litem appointed by the court, or the court on its own motion may appoint a guardian ad litem. If not precluded by a conflict of interest, a guardian ad litem may be appointed to represent several persons or interests.

R.L. 1910, § 6537. Amended by Laws 1953, p. 249, § 86; Laws 1988, c. 329, § 17, eff. Dec. 1, 1988. Renumbered from Title 58, § 891 by Laws 1988, c. 329, § 134, eff. Dec. 1, 1988. Amended by Laws 1990, c. 323, § 14, operative July 1, 1990.

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