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Proof of Service

As part of your role, it may be your responsibility to serve all interested parties in the matter of a person or estate. If the probate court is not serving the interested parties, it falls onto the responsibility of a petitioner to serve the pleadings and filings to all interested parties. Of course, accounting the [...]

Your Responsibilities as a Guardian for an Adult

You are about to become a guardian of an adult. As a guardian of an adult, there are numerous responsibilities delegated to you which must be carried out. Of course, you wouldn't know these responsibilities if you were just thrusted into the role. That's why there's a guideline provided for individuals becoming a guardian. This [...]

Your Responsibilities as a Guardian for a Minor

You are about to become a guardian of a minor. As a guardian of a minor, there are numerous responsibilities delegated to you which must be carried out. Of course, you wouldn't know these responsibilities if you were just thrusted into the role. That's why there's a guideline provided for individuals becoming a guardian. This [...]

What you Need to Know Before Filing a Petition to Appoint Conservator

What you Need to Know Before Filing a Petition to Appoint Conservator. You are about to file a petition for the appointment of a conservator. Of course, doing this with no background or training in probate law might be a bit daunting. Figuring out the roles and responsibilities, the process in which one undergoes to [...]

Order Regarding Termination or Modification of Guardian

A petition has been filed to remove an individual as a guardian of a ward. The reason of course depends on the case. For example, it could be that the guardian is no longer needed, or it could be that the guardian has not been able to uphold his or her responsibilities, which should always [...]

Order Appointing Physician or Mental Health Professional

A petition has been filed for the appointment of a mental health professional or physician in the case of a ward who is part of a conservatorship or guardianship. For individuals who are being looked over for their well-being, it’s likely this is for a guardianship, whereas more financial and legal oversight and management of [...]

Notice on Petition for Conservator or Protective Order

When a Petition for Conservator has been filed with the probate court (between the date of the petition and the hearing date), notice is given to the person being sought conservatorship over. The Notice on Petition for Conservator or Protective Order gives that individual the list of rights they have and what is going on. [...]

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