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 [...]

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 Regarding Appointment of Temporary Guardian Adult

A petition has been filed to the probate court. This petition in particular requests the appointment of a temporary guardian for an adult. A hearing is scheduled and afterward, the court will give their order. Through the Order Regarding Appointment of Temporary Guardian Adult form, the court will give its ruling on the hearing and [...]

Order Regarding Appointment of Guardian

Following the petition for appointment of guardian in the probate code, the notice of hearing is sent out, servicing the probate process upon interested persons, the court will provide adjudication. It is after this adjudication in which the opinion of the court is reflected by the Order Regarding Appointment of Guardian. The Order Regarding Appointment [...]

Notice of Rights to Alleged Incapacitated Individual

A petition for guardianship has been filed and as the person awaits the court hearing, the Guardian ad Litem is required to provide that individual with a notice. This notice, known as Notice of Rights to Alleged Incapacitated Individual, provides the individual with their legal rights before and at the court hearing on the petition [...]

Report of Guardian on Condition of individual with Developmental Disability

Under a guardianship, the guardian for someone with a developmental disability has a legal responsibility to make decisions on the ward’s best interests. Part of being a guardian however also requires them to report to the probate court. The reason is because as part of a guardianship, the probate court will need to know the [...]

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