Legal Forms


Form 1 Petition for Appointment of Guardian

Form 1 Petition for Appointment of Guardian

Share



Form 1 Petition for Appointment of Guardian

INSTRUCTIONS: PETITION FOR APPOINTMENT OF GUARDIAN Form 1

 

The petitioner needs to file this form in the County Court where the minor(s) currently reside.  If the minor lives out of state, they must have real property or other assets in the county. 

“Petition for Appointment of Guardian Form 1 Step 1”

Below the heading, list the petitioner’s full legal name and the name, age, and date of birth for each minor.  Then, in part 1, check the box that applies. 

“Petition for Appointment of Guardian Form 1 Step 2”

In part 2, check whether the petitioner is requesting that a guardian be elected for the person or the estate of the minor.

“Petition for Appointment of Guardian Form 1 Step 3”

In part 3, provide the name and last known address of the father and mother.  If they are deceased, check the box and provide a copy of the death certificate. 

“Petition for Appointment of Guardian Form 1 Step 4”

If the proposed guardian is not the father or mother of the minor, check the third box in part 4 and provide their name, address, date of birth, and any relationship to the minor. 

If the petitioner is asking that a corporation or trust company be elected as guardian of the minor’s estate, check the appropriate box and provide the name and address of the corporation or trust company. 

“Petition for Appointment of Guardian Form 1 Step 5”

Part 5 simply states the proposed guardian is competent and fit to be the guardian of the person and/or the estate and the guardianship is in the minor’s best interests. 

“Petition for Appointment of Guardian Form 1 Step 6”

In part 6, the petitioner needs to list the value of individual pieces of property in the minor’s name include real and personal property.  If more room is needed, write “See Attached” and provide an additional sheet of tallied items. 

“Petition for Appointment of Guardian Form 1 Step 7”

In part 7, check the first box if the petitioner believes a curator is needed until the guardian is appointed.  If the petitioner wants to state any more testimony, provide the information in part 8. 

“Petition for Appointment of Guardian Form 1 Step 8”

The petitioner needs to sign the form in front of Notary Public. 


Download the PDF file .


Comments

comments

Share

Related Articles