2018 Wisconsin Statutes & Annotations
Chapter 54. Guardianships and conservatorships.
54.856 Scope and jurisdiction.

Universal Citation: WI Stat § 54.856 (2018)

54.856 Scope and jurisdiction.

(1) Sections 54.854 to 54.898 apply to a transfer that refers to ss. 54.854 to 54.898 in the designation under s. 54.870 (1) by which the transfer is made if at the time of the transfer the transferor, the minor or the custodian is a resident of this state or the custodial property is located in this state. The custodianship so created remains subject to ss. 54.854 to 54.898 despite a subsequent change in residence of a transferor, the minor or the custodian, or the removal of custodial property from this state.

(2) A person designated as custodian under s. 54.870 to 54.888 is subject to personal jurisdiction in this state with respect to any matter relating to the custodianship.

(3) A transfer that purports to be made and which is valid under the uniform transfers to minors act, the uniform gifts to minors act or a substantially similar act of another state is governed by the law of the designated state and may be executed and is enforceable in this state if at the time of the transfer the transferor, the minor or the custodian is a resident of the designated state or the custodial property is located in the designated state.

History: 1987 a. 191; 2005 a. 387 s. 528; Stats. 2005 s. 54.856.

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