2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 30. Guardian and Ward
§30-3-102.1. Initiation of guardianship proceedings for minors at least 17 years and 6 months of age.

A. Any person interested in the welfare of a minor, where the minor is at least seventeen (17) years and six (6) months of age and believed to be an incapacitated person or partially incapacitated person, may initiate guardianship proceedings, file a petition pursuant to Section 3-101 of Title 30 of the Oklahoma Statutes and request that any guardianship order take effect immediately on the minor's eighteenth birthday.

B. The petitioner may provide with the petition a copy of the results of an evaluation of the minor by a physician, psychologist or other appropriate professional evaluation that meets the requirements of subsection C of Section 3-101 of Title 30 of the Oklahoma Statutes. If the evaluation was conducted within sixty (60) days prior to the filing of the petition, the petitioner may ask in the petition that the court accept this report in lieu of ordering any additional evaluation pursuant to Section 3-108 of Title 30 of the Oklahoma Statues, and the court may grant the request.

Added by Laws 2017, c. 182, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 2017.

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