A. The opposition to an application for appointment as curator of an absent person shall be filed prior to the hearing on the application and shall be served on the applicant for appointment. The opposition shall be in writing and shall comply with the provisions of Code of Civil Procedure Articles 853 through 863. It shall state the name and domicile of the opponent, and shall allege the prior right of the opponent to the appointment, the grounds on which it is claimed the applicant is disqualified, the grounds on which it is claimed an appointment should not be made, or other grounds for the opposition. If the opposition is based on a prior right to the appointment, the opponent shall pray that he be appointed curator. The opposition shall conclude with a prayer for appropriate relief.
B. Responsive pleadings to an opposition may be filed as provided in Code of Civil Procedure Article 2593.
Acts 1990, No. 989, §4, eff. Jan. 1, 1991.