- Temporary guardians are appointed for minors where one or both parents are still living, and with notice and/or consent of both parents.
- Permanent guardians are appointed for minor when both parents are deceased or parental rights have been terminated by a Court.
- Temporary or permanent guardians must reside in Jackson County.
- Nominated guardians must submit to a criminal background check.
To find the Petitions regarding Minor Guardianships, click here.
Filing fees are due at the time of filing. No exceptions. We will not file-stamp originals or copies without payment.