• Guardianships & Protective Placements


  • Guardianships and protective placements are handled in both the Juvenile and Probate Courts. Circumstances of the action will determine in which court your matter will be heard.

  • Juvenile Court

    Guardianship of MINOR'S PERSON is handled in the Juvenile Court and is filed in Room JC-103 at the reception desk at 521 Riverview Avenue. A person seeking appointment by a judge to make decisions for a minor child and to become responsible for all life decisions of the child may use the forms and instructions below.

  • Probate Court

    Guardianship of the MINOR'S ESTATE is handled by the Probate Court and is filed in Room JC-103 at the reception desk at 521 Riverview Avenue.

    Guardianship of an ADULT INCOMPETENT'S PERSON OR ESTATEĀ is handled by the Probate Court and is filed in Room JC-103 at the reception desk at 521 Riverview Avenue.

    Protective Placement of an ADULT INCOMPETENT is handled in the Probate Court and is filed in Room JC-103 at the reception desk at 521 Riverview Avenue.

    Adult Protective Placement (not yet available)