In this section:
Guardianship of a Minor
This type of guardianship is to become the temporary guardian of a minor's person. You may pick up the appropriate forms from our office or print them by clicking below.
Temporary Guardianship of a Minor's Person
The filing fee is $55 and must be paid in full before Letters of Guardianship will be issued.
Guardianship of Minor's Property
This type of guardianship is required for minor children receiving funds more than $5,000 from an inheritance or from a settlement. You will file a petition with the court to become the guardian (net settlement more than $10,000) or file a petition requesting that you not be required to become the guardian (gross amount more than $5,000 net less than $10,000).