New Petition

 INITIAL FILING (NO FEE COLLECTED)  

PC658 Petition for Appointment of Guardian, Individual with Alleged Developmental Disability– Instructions for completion are included

MC97 Personal Identifying Information will also need to be filed to complete the Application. This document is confidential and for court use only.

DHS-1929 Central Registry Clearance Request – Complete and deliver to Clinton County DHS office (one for each guardian)

Guardian Proof of Identity – Complete and provide a copy of drivers license (one for each guardian)

PC562 Notice of Hearing – Court will initially provide form and hearing information to petitioner

PC564 Proof of Service – court will provide -  For Petition and Notice of Hearing, stating you did serve all interested parties

Once you file your petition, an Attorney ad litem and Community Mental Health will be appointed to visit the proposed ward, gather information about the proposed guardian, draft a report and make recommendations to the judge at the hearing.

AFTER HEARING

PC571 Acceptance of Appointment – court will provide

MC97A Addendum to Personal Identifying Information is needed to complete the Acceptance of Appointment

Notice of Duties for Guardianship of Individual with Developmental Disability – court will provide

PC662 Letters of Guardianship of Individual with Developmental Disability – court will provide

PC660 Order Appointing Guardian for Individual with a Developmental Disability – court will provide

DUE ANNUALLY DURING ADMINISTRATION*

PC663 Annual Report Of Guardian On Condition Of Legally Incapacitated Individual

PC674E Inventory -  if mentioned in notice of duties

PC583 Account of Fiduciary -  if mentioned in notice of duties

PC585A Petition to Allow Accounts -  if mentioned in notice of duties

PC564 Proof of Service

Income Reporting Statement -  if mentioned in notice of duties

Please note that Clinton County Probate Court is prohibited by law from giving legal advice on any of the above proceedings other than to answer your specific questions regarding filing requirements. You should consult with an attorney if you have specific legal questions regarding which method of administration to use given your specific circumstances. MCL 700.1211.

*Clinton County does not send out reminders of upcoming due dates, or bills for fees.