What is a Guardian Ad Litem?

In Oklahoma, a guardian ad litem is a person appointed by the court to assist in making decisions.  It is common in Rogers County for the Judges to appoint a guardian ad litem when the Judge needs to determine if a person needs a guardian.  It is also common in Oklahoma for Judges to appoint a guardian ad litem to help determine who should be the guardian.

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.