Guardianship Forms

Petition for Guardianship of a Minor When ALL Living Parents And Interested Persons Have Consented

 

  1. This packet applies if all living parents, and all other interested persons, consent to the guardianship
    • Interested persons include 1. adults the minor has lived with during the past sixty (60) days, and 2. the minor if they are 14 years old or older
  2. Read the instructions.  
  3. Complete and file the forms.  The forms should be filed in the court in the county in which the child lives.  You can also e-file your documents.  Click here to learn more about how to e-file.
  4. You might qualify for a fee waiver.  If you do not qualify you should contact your local court clerk for information on filing costs.  

Petition for Guardianship of a Minor When ALL Living Parents And Interested Persons Have NOT Consented

 

  1. This packet applies if all living parents, and all other interested persons, do NOT consent to the guardianship
    • Interested persons include 1. adults the minor has lived with during the past sixty (60) days, and 2. the minor if they are 14 years old or older
  2. Read the instructions.  
  3. Complete and file the forms.  The forms should be filed in the court in the county in which the child lives.  You can also e-file your documents.  Click here to learn more about how to e-file.
  4. You might qualify for a fee waiver.  If you do not qualify you should contact your local court clerk for information on filing costs.  
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