Guardianship Only - Appointment for Minor
Step 1 of 2:
Preparing the First Court Papers - Court forms and instructions to file the court papers for the appointment of a guardian for a minor. NOTE: When the need for the guardianship will likely last more than six months, it is commonly referred to as a "permanent-guardianship", as opposed to a "temporary", which may last for no more than six months.
Step 2 of 2:
Service and Notice of the Court Hearing - Court forms and instructions to serve and give notice of a petition for permanent appointment of a guardian for a minor.
Other (Optional) Files You May Want:
Appointment of a Temporary/Emergency Guardian - Court forms and instructions to get an appointment of a temporary/emergency guardian.
Annual Report of Guardian for a Minor - Court forms and instructions to file the
Annual Report of Guardian for a Minor for case numbers beginning "JG". NOTE: If the case number begins "PB", use the Probate "Annual Report" forms found under "PROBATE CASES".
Object to the Appointment of a Guardian for a Minor - Court forms and instructions to OBJECT to someone else's request to appoint a guardian for a minor or to at least be heard by the Court on the matter.
Request the Court to Change Your Address or Name - Court forms and instructions to ask the court to update its records because of a change of your address or name.
Request for Deferral of Fees and Costs - Court forms and instructions to ask the court to waive or defer filing fees and costs in guardianship.
Waiver or Deferral of Court Service or Notice Fees and Costs - Court forms and instructions to ask the court to waive or defer service or notice fees and costs in guardianship.
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