475.522. Exclusive basis. — This article provides the exclusive jurisdictional basis for a court of this state to appoint a guardian or issue a protective order for an adult.
Terms Used In Missouri Laws 475.522
- Adult: a person who has reached the age of eighteen years. See Missouri Laws 475.010
- Guardian: one appointed by a court to have the care and custody of the person of a minor or of an incapacitated person. See Missouri Laws 475.010
- State: when applied to any of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" includes such district and territories. See Missouri Laws 1.020