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Form Petition for Appointment of an Emergency Guardian

Form Petition for Appointment of an Emergency Guardian

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Form Petition for Appointment of an Emergency Guardian

INSTRUCTIONS: PETITION FOR APPOINTMENT OF AN EMERGENCY GUARDIAN

 

If the court determines the child is in need of an emergency guardian or conservator, it will appoint a temporary guardian or conservator until the emergency hearing with or without notice to the ward.  If appointed, the emergency guardian is required to post bond. 

The petitioner must prove the ward is incapable of making their own decisions for their own health or safety and they are in immediate danger.  If filing for emergency conservatorship, the petition must be filed in the county the ward owns real property. 

“Petition for Appointment of an Emergency Guardian Step 1”

In part 1, provide the name of the petitioner, the relationship to the proposed ward, and the address and contact information for the ward.  Then, initial either subsection a. and/or b.

“Petition for Appointment of an Emergency Guardian Step 2”

In part 2, provide the age, date of birth, social security number, domicile/current address, and telephone number.  The petitioner must initial all applicable subsections and provide necessary information. 

“Petition for Appointment of an Emergency Guardian Step 3”

In the second subsection of part 2, initial all sections that are applicable.  Then, write facts that support your claims on the lines provided below. 

“Petition for Appointment of an Emergency Guardian Step 4”

In part 4, provide the name of proposed guardian and/or conservator.

“Petition for Appointment of an Emergency Guardian Step 5”

In part 5, the petitioner needs to initial all sections that apply and provide details in the lines provided for intentions of asking for an emergency hearing.  In the last part of part 5, initial if a Petition for permanent guardianship or conservatorship is being filed along with the emergency form.

“Petition for Appointment of an Emergency Guardian Step 6”

In part 7, provide an estimation of how long the guardianship or conservatorship will last. 

“Petition for Appointment of an Emergency Guardian Step 7”

In part 8, initial the space indicating whether any other person has a power of attorney, trust or otherwise.  If another person has power, provide their name, address, and contact information. 

“Petition for Appointment of an Emergency Guardian Step 8”

In the last section, provide all required signatures, printed names, addresses, telephone numbers, and information for the attorney.  If the petitioner is using an attorney, they will provide instructions on additional forms in this packet. 

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