GUARDIANSHIP OF MINORS BROCHURE:
Many people appear before the Court seeking to be appointed as guardians for minor children, without assistance of an attorney.  The Guardianship of Minor Brochure is designed to inform prospective guardians of the requirements for obtaining and terminating a guardianship.  The brochure also explains the important duties and responsibilities of court appointed guardians.

The Probate Help Desk volunteers are available on Friday mornings to assist in the completion of the court forms.  The forms must be filled out prior to appearing in court. 

GUARDIANSHIP OF MINOR INFORMATION PACKET:
The Guardianship of Minor Information Packet  explains the procedures to obtain guardianship of the person for a minor Child without an attorney

PROCEDURES FOR ESTABLISHING GUARDIANSHIP OF A MINOR:

  • Person petitioning the court must be at least 18 years of age
  • Forms (petition) for guardianship are provided on below
  • Can become guardian of the person, estate or both
  • Court dates are scheduled on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays for attorneys only at 9:00 AM.  Fridays are for pro se litigants at 9:00 AM at the Park City Branch Court

FORMS REQUIRED FOR ESTABLISHING GUARDIANSHIP OF A MINOR:

Certificate of Attorney Civil Division
Petition for Appointment of Guardian for a Minor
Acceptance and Oath of Office
Order Appointing Guardian for Minor
Affidavit and Order for Service by Publication
Affidavit of Petitioning Guardian of the Person for a Minor Child
Appearance and Consent Petition for Appointment/Discharge of Guardianship for Minor
Order Allowing Petitioner to Obtain Birth or Death Certificate
Nomination of Guardian for Minor