A special guardian is appointed for an emergency purpose and for a limited duration. Usually a special guardian is appointed to handle an emergency before the hearing to determine if a guardianship is needed. The special guardian is granted for a limited duration which is then followed typically by a general or limited guardian be appointed, or the court determining a guardianship is not needed.
This article was written 2/5/2015 by Todd Willhoite, a guardianship attorney in Claremore, specifically for the Oklahoma jurisdiction. A different result may occur in a different jurisdiction and the law does change, so it is important to seek competent legal and tax advice from professionals before acting on anything written in this article. Abby Law Offices Inc. is a law office that handles guardianship law in Claremore, Oklahoma.