Under certain circumstances, it becomes necessary to appoint or remove a guardian of a minor. The Probate Court is given the responsibility for such appointments and removals. Court-appointed guardians are responsible for protecting the interests of such minors, and act as an agent of the Probate Court.
For a more detailed look at guidelines for guardianship of minors click here.
Common Temporary Custody and Guardianship Forms:
PC-500 Petition/Removal of Guardian
PC-501 Petition/Immediate Temporary Custody
PC-502 Petition/Temporary Custody
PC-504 Petition/Appointment of Temporary Guardian
PC-510 Custodian’s Affidavit/Immediate Temporary Custody
PC-570 Guardian’s Report/Guardianship of the Person of a Minor
PC-610 Affidavit/Temporary Custody, Removal, Termination, or Adoption
PC-184 Request/Order – Waiver of Fees/Petitioner
PC-184A Request/Order – Waiver of Fees/Respondent