2014 Wyoming Statutes
TITLE 3 - GUARDIAN AND WARD
CHAPTER 2 - GUARDIANSHIPS
ARTICLE 2 - POWERS OF GUARDIANS
3-2-202. Powers of the guardian subject to approval of the court.


WY Stat § 3-2-202 (2014) What's This?

3-2-202.Powers of the guardian subject to approval of the court.

(a)Upon order of the court, after notice and hearing and appointment of a guardian ad litem, the guardian may:

(i)Commit the ward to a mental health hospital or other mental health facility;

(ii)Consent to the following treatments for the ward:

(A)Electroshock therapy;

(B)Psychosurgery;

(C)Sterilization;

(D)Other long-term or permanent contraception.

(iii)Relinquish the ward's minor child for adoption, provided:

(A)Notice of any hearing was given to the ward and the legal or putative father; and

(B)The ward attended the hearing if the court so ordered.

(iv)Execute any appropriate advance medical directives, including durable power of attorney for health care under W.S. 35-22-403(b) and an individual instruction under W.S. 35-22-403(a).

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