A court of this state has personal jurisdiction to appoint a guardian of the person
or issue an order appointing a guardian of the estate for a respondent if any of the
following is satisfied:
(1) This state is the respondent's home state.
(2) On the date the petition is filed, this state is a significant-connection state
and any of the following is satisfied:
(a) The respondent does not have a home state or a court of the respondent's home
state has declined to exercise jurisdiction because this state is a more appropriate
(b) The respondent has a home state, a petition for an appointment or order is not
pending in a court of that state or another significant-connection state, and before
the court makes the appointment or issues the order all of the following are satisfied:
1. A petition for an appointment or order is not filed in the respondent's home state.
2. An objection to the court's jurisdiction is not filed by a person required to be
notified of the proceeding, or, if an objection has been made, the objector has not
established that exercise of jurisdiction by the court would be contrary to the interests
of the respondent.
3. The court in this state concludes that it is an appropriate forum under the factors
set forth in s. 53.26.
(3) This state does not have jurisdiction under either sub. (1) or (2), the respondent's home state and all significant-connection states have
declined to exercise jurisdiction because this state is the more appropriate forum,
and jurisdiction in this state is consistent with the constitutions of this state
and the United States.
(4) The requirements for special jurisdiction under s. 53.24 are met.
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