SEC. 93-13-5. When guardian not entitled to custody of ward.
The guardian of a ward whose father or mother is living, and a suitable person to have the custody of the ward, shall not be entitled, as against the parent, to the custody of the ward, but the guardian of a ward who has no parent shall be entitled to the custody of a ward as well as of his estate, or the court or chancellor may appoint one (1) person to be guardian of the person, and another to be guardian of the estate of the ward.
SOURCES: Codes, 1880, Sec. 2099; 1892, Sec. 2192; 1906, Sec. 2409; Hemingway's 1917, Sec. 1970; 1930, Sec. 1865; 1942, Sec. 401; 1972, ch. 408, Sec. 1, eff from and after July 1, 1972.