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Probate - Guardianship Disabled Person


 Procedures for establishing guardianship of a disabled person:

  • The disabled person in need of a guardian must be at least 18 years old
  • Forms (petition) for guardianship are available from this website
  • One person may be appointed guardian of the estate and another person appointed guardian of the person
  • A medical report is needed.  The report is available from this website
  • The petition for guardianship must be filed prior to receiving a court date
  • Court dates are scheduled on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays for attorneys only at 9:00 AM.  Friday is for pro se litigants at 9:00 AM.



Forms used when filing for Guardianship of a Disabled Person:

Certificate of Attorney
Petition for Appointment of Guardian for Disabled Person
Order Finding a Mentally Disabled Person
Order Waiving Presence
Order Appointing Guardian Ad Litem for Alleged Disabled Person
Summons for Appointment of Guardian for Disabled Person and Notice of Rights
Statement of Guardian Ad Litem to Respondent
Order Allowing Compensation for Guardian Ad Litem
Order Appointing Plenary Guardian for a Disabled Person
 Petition for Appointment of Temporary Guardian for Disabled Person
Order Appointing Temporary Guardian for Disabled Person
Statement of Right to Discharge Guardian or Modify Guardianship Order
Oath of Office and Bond
Annual Report on Ward
Notice to Guardians of Disabled Adults - This publication explains the duties and responsibilities of someone acting as the guardian of a disabled adult

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Keith Brin, Clerk of the Circuit Court
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Phone: 847.377.3380


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