40.0402 Jurisdiction.

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(a) Guardianship proceedings shall be administered in the Trial Division of the High Court, which shall have exclusive jurisdiction over guardianships.

(b) The Trial Division of the High Court shall have jurisdiction over guardianships when the ward is domiciled in or owns property in American Samoa.

History: 1962, PL7-21; amd 1979, PL 16-53 § 23.

Amendments: 1979 Substituted “Trial Division” for “Probate Division”.