Guardianship of Incompetent Person is used when a person over the age of 18 has a developmental disability or a doctor will complete an evaluation stating that the person is incompetent. It may be necessary to hire an attorney to assist you with this procedure. A Guardian ad Litem MUST be hired to represent the proposed Ward.
You may come to the Register in Probate Office to purchase a forms packet for a fee or click here to obtain the forms, then click on Due to Incompetency.
Once you have completed the necessary forms, take them to the Register in Probate Office located in the Ward’s county of residence for filing. A judge will be assigned and a hearing scheduled.
This webpage is provided as a public service and is not intended to be legal advice. If you have any questions about the information on this webpage, please contact an attorney.
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