Article 2. Jurisdiction
(A) A probate court of this state lacking jurisdiction under section 2112.21 of the Revised Code has special jurisdiction to do any of the following:
(1) Appoint a guardian in an emergency for a respondent who is physically present in this state;
(2) Issue a protective order in an emergency with respect to the adult or to the real or tangible personal property located in this state;
(3) Appoint a guardian for a ward or protected person for whom a provisional order to transfer the proceeding from another state has been issued under procedures similar to section 2112.31 of the Revised Code.
(B) If an application for the appointment of a guardian in an emergency is brought in this state and this state was not the respondent's home state on the date that the application was filed, the probate court shall dismiss the proceeding at the request of the court of the home state, if any, whether dismissal is requested before or after the emergency appointment.
Added by 129th General AssemblyFile No.163,HB 27, §1, eff. 3/22/2013.