SEC. 93-13-251. Petition for appointment of conservator; jurisdiction of courts.
If a person by reason of advanced age, physical incapacity or mental weakness is incapable of managing his own estate, the chancery court of the county wherein such person resides may, upon the petition of such person or of one or more of his friends or relatives, appoint a conservator to have charge and management of the property of such person, and if the court deems it advisable, also to have charge and custody of the person subject to the direction of the appointing court.
SOURCES: Codes, 1942, Sec. 434-01; Laws, 1962, ch. 281, Sec. 1, eff from and after passage (approved March 20, 1962).