A. At any time after the expiration of ten days from date of publication or date of mailing of the notice as provided in R.S. 13:3425, whichever period is longer, if no opposition has been filed, and if the applicant shows that an appointment is necessary, the court shall appoint the applicant, unless he is disqualified under R.S. 13:3431.
B. If an opposition has been filed, it shall be tried in a summary proceeding. If the court finds a curatorship necessary, it shall appoint as curator the qualified claimant having the highest priority of appointment or shall appoint the best qualified of those having the same priority.
C. If all claimants are disqualified under R.S. 13:3431, the court may appoint a qualified person willing to accept the curatorship.
Acts 1990, No. 989, §4, eff. Jan. 1, 1991.