2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 72. Soldiers and Sailors
§72-126.4. Number of wards.

Universal Citation: 72 OK Stat § 72-126.4 (2018)

No person other than a bank or trust company shall be guardian of more than five (5) wards at one time, unless all the wards are members of one (1) family. Upon presentation of a petition by an attorney of the Veterans Administration or other interested person, alleging that a guardian is acting in a fiduciary capacity for more than five (5) wards as herein provided and requesting his discharge for that reason, the court, upon proof substantiating the petition, shall require a final accounting from such guardian and shall discharge him from guardianships in excess of five (5) and appoint a successor.

Laws 1945, p. 371, § 4, emerg. eff. April 17, 1945; Laws 1981, c. 169, § 9, emerg. eff. May 13, 1981; Laws 1981, c. 254, § 12, operative July 1, 1981.

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