2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 30. Guardian and Ward
§30-3-113. Order appointing guardian - Specific determinations of capacity - Submission of guardianship plan - Other orders.

Universal Citation: 30 OK Stat § 30-3-113 (2018)

A. The order appointing a guardian, based upon evidence adduced, shall set forth:

1. The determinations made by the court at the hearing;

2. The name and address of the individual, if any, appointed to serve as the limited guardian or guardian;

3. The specific limitations imposed upon the ward, if the ward is a partially incapacitated person;

4. Any authority granted a guardian of the person of the ward to change the place of abode of the ward outside of the state or county without the prior permission of the court; and

5. Whenever the court determines a review hearing is necessary or desirable, the date of the review hearing.

B. In establishing the specific limitations on the legal activities of a ward for whom a limited guardian of the person is appointed, the court shall make specific determinations regarding the capacity of the subject of the proceeding, including but not limited to determining whether the ward retains sufficient capacity:

1. To vote;

2. To serve as a juror;

3. To operate a motor vehicle;

4. To be licensed or continue to practice any profession of the ward; and

5. To make personal medical decisions including but not limited to decisions to withhold or withdraw life-sustaining procedures, to donate organs, to undergo elective surgery, or to consent to routine or necessary medical or other professional care, treatment or advice.

C. In establishing the specific limitations on the legal abilities of a ward for whom a limited guardian of the property is appointed, the court shall make specific determinations regarding the capacity of the subject of the proceeding, including but not limited to determining whether the ward retains sufficient capacity to:

1. Appoint an agent to act on his behalf;

2. Enter into contracts;

3. Grant conveyances; or

4. Make gifts of property.

D. If not submitted with the petition or at the hearing, the guardian or limited guardian shall submit a guardianship plan as required by Section 3-120 or 3-122 of this title, or both, as appropriate and a copy of said plan shall be mailed to those persons entitled to notice pursuant to paragraphs 1, 2, 3 and 7 of subsection A of Section 3-110 of this title. The guardianship plan as approved by the court shall be made a part of the order of the court. Said plan may be modified as provided by this act.

E. The court may, in its discretion, make such further orders as the court deems necessary for the best interest of the ward for care of the ward and maintenance or management of the ward's property, including but not limited to:

1. Order the guardian of the property of the ward to provide the ward from such property with specified amounts of money, monthly, or from time to time, which the ward may dispose of as the ward shall determine and for which, other than a showing of the amounts paid to the ward, the guardian will not be required to account. Such order may be modified upon application of the guardian or any interested person, and a hearing conducted thereon, with notice of the hearing on such application to be given to those persons entitled to notice pursuant to paragraphs 1, 2, 3 and 7 of subsection A of Section 3-110 of this title and shall be given as provided in Section 3-110 of this title; and

2. The amount of the bond as required by Section 4-201 of this title.

Added by Laws 1988, c. 329, § 50, eff. Dec. 1, 1988. Amended by Laws 1990, c. 323, § 36, operative July 1, 1990.

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