2018 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 62 - South Carolina Probate Code
Section 62-5-313. Proceedings subsequent to appointment; venue.

Universal Citation: SC Code § 62-5-313 (2018)

Section effective until January 1, 2019. See, also, Section 62-5-310 effective January 1, 2019.

(a) The court which appointed the guardian, or in which acceptance of a testamentary appointment was filed, has jurisdiction over resignation, removal, accounting, and other proceedings relating to the guardianship.

(b) If the court which appointed the guardian, or in which acceptance of appointment is filed, being the court in which proceedings subsequent to appointment are commenced, determines that the proceedings more appropriately belong in the court located where the ward resides, the first court shall notify the other court, in this or another state, and after consultation with the other court determine whether to retain jurisdiction or transfer the proceedings to the other court, whichever may be in the best interest of the ward. A copy of any order accepting a resignation or removing a guardian shall be sent to the court in which acceptance of appointment is filed.

HISTORY: 1986 Act No. 539, Section 1.

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