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GUARDIAN OF A MINOR


 

The forms must be fully and accurately completed. The failure to comply with the below instructions will result in the Court rejecting your petition. Should you be unable to understand or complete the forms as directed below, you should then contact an attorney for assistance.

PUBLIC ACT 386 OF 1998, AS AMENDED BY PUBLIC ACT 52 OF 1999, COURT PERSONNEL SHALL NOT PROVIDE OR OFFER TO PROVIDE LEGAL ADVICE OR LEGAL COUNSEL TO A FIDUCIARY OR AN INTERESTED PERSON AND SHALL NOT COMPLETE A FORM, PETITION OR DOCUMENT FOR A FIDUCIARY OR INTERESTED PERSON.

FILING PROCEDURE

A. Present the forms which have been typed or printed legibly to the Clerk in the Probate Court, 900 South Saginaw Street, Room 502, Flint, MI 48502. We may be reached by phone at 810-257-3528.

B. A Hearing date will be set by the Clerk. Hearings are held on Tuesdays at 10 a.m.

C. A copy of the documents filed with the Court will be given to the petitioner. It is the responsibility of the petitioner to serve the interested persons.

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FEES

The Court cannot accept personal checks

 

1. Petition to Appoint Guardian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$150

2. Letters of Guardianship. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $11/copy

3. Publication fee (when applicable--money order required made payable
to the Flint-Genesee County Legal News) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$80.25

FORMS

Petition for Appointment of Guardian of Minor

 

PC 651 - PETITION FOR APPOINTMENT OF GUARDIAN OF A MINOR
PC 670 - MINOR GUARDIANSHIP SOCIAL HISTORY
PC 562 - NOTICE OF HEARING
PC 571 - ACCEPTANCE OF APPOINTMENT
AUTHORIZATION FOR RELEASE OF INFORMATION
MINOR GUARDIANSHIP NOTICE REQUIREMENTS
PC 564 - PROOF OF SERVICE

 

Petition for Appointment of Limited Guardian of Minor

 

PC 650 - PETITION FOR APPOINTMENT OF LIMITED GUARDIAN OF MINOR
PC 652 - LIMITED GUARDIANSHIP PLACEMENT PLAN
PC 562 - NOTICE OF HEARING
PC 571 - ACCEPTANCE OF APPOINTMENT
PC 670 - MINOR GUARDIANSHIP SOCIAL HISTORY
AUTHORIZATION FOR RELEASE OF INFORMATION
MINOR GUARDIANSHIP NOTICE REQUIREMENTS
PC 564 - PROOF OF SERVICE