• Probate Court has exclusive jurisdiction for the appointment of guardians and/or conservators for both adults and minors.
  • Guardianship and conservatorship are legal relationships wherein the Probate Court appoints a person (guardian and/or conservator) to make certain decisions for a ward. 
  • Guardianship is of the person and a conservatorship is of the property. 
  • Guardianships and conservatorships can be done on an emergency basis. They can be temporary or permanent based on the needs of the ward. 
Guardianship may take away a ward's right to: 
Conservatorship may take away a ward's right to:
-Decide to marry-Decide to bring and defend actions in court
-Make contracts-Make contracts
-Consent to medical treatments-Buy and sell property
-Establish a residence-Enter into business and commercial transactions
-Bring or defend an action in court

Filing fees are due at the time of filing. No exceptions. We will not file-stamp originals or copies without payment.  


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