Form Packets – Guardianship

FORMS NEEDED TO FILE FOR APPOINTMENT OF GUARDIAN

FORMS NEEDED TO FILE FOR APPOINTMENT OF GUARDIAN

FORM NUMBERFORM NAMEDOWNLOAD IT FROM:
GC-205Guardianship Pamphlethttps://www.courts.ca.gov/documents/gc205.pdf
  Guardianship Pamphlet (Spanish)https://www.courts.ca.gov/documents/gc205s.pdf
  Guardianship Pamphlet (Korean)https://www.courts.ca.gov/documents/gc205k.pdf
  Guardianship Pamphlet (Chinese)https://www.courts.ca.gov/documents/gc205c.pdf
  Guardianship Pamphlet (Vietnamese)https://www.courts.ca.gov/documents/gc205v.pdf
GC-505Forms You Need to Ask the Court to Appoint a Guardian of the Person https://www.courts.ca.gov/documents/gc505.pdf
GC-210Petition for Appointment of Guardian of Minorhttps://www.courts.ca.gov/documents/gc210.pdf
GC-210(P)Petition for Appointment of Guardian of the Personhttps://www.courts.ca.gov/documents/gc210p.pdf
GC-210(CA)Guardianship Petition – Child Information Attachmenthttps://www.courts.ca.gov/documents/gc210ca.pdf
GC-21Consent of Proposed Guardian, Nomination of Guardian, and Consent to Appointment of Guardian and Waiver of Noticehttps://www.courts.ca.gov/documents/gc211.pdf
GC-212Confidential Guardian Screening Formhttps://www.courts.ca.gov/documents/gc212.pdf
FL-105/GC-120Declaration Under Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA) https://www.courts.ca.gov/documents/fl105.pdf
FL-105(A)/GC-120(A)Attachment to Declaration Under Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA)https://www.courts.ca.gov/documents/fl105a.pdf
GC-240Order Appointing Guardian or Extending Guardianship of the Personhttps://www.courts.ca.gov/documents/gc240.pdf
GC-250Letters of Guardianshiphttps://www.courts.ca.gov/documents/gc250.pdf
GC-248Duties of Guardianhttps://www.courts.ca.gov/documents/gc248.pdf
GC-020Notice of Hearing – Guardianship or Conservatorship (Probate — Guardianships and Conservatorships)https://www.courts.ca.gov/documents/gc020.pdf
GC-020(P)Proof of Personal Service of Notice of Hearing—Guardianship or Conservatorship (Probate — Guardianships and Conservatorships)https://www.courts.ca.gov/documents/gc020p.pdf
DE-120(MA)/GC-020(MA)Attachment to Notice of Hearing Proof of Service by Mail (Probate — Decedents’ Estates and Guardianships and Conservatorships)https://www.courts.ca.gov/documents/de120ma.pdf
GC-510What Is “Proof of Service” in a Guardianship?https://www.courts.ca.gov/documents/gc510.pdf
MC-025ATTACHMENT to Judicial Council Formhttps://www.courts.ca.gov/documents/mc025.pdf
ICWA-005-INFOInformation Sheet on Indian Child Inquiry Attachment and Notice of Child Custody Proceedings for Indian Childhttps://www.courts.ca.gov/documents/BTB_23_1A_24.pdf
ICWA-010(A)Indian Child Inquiry Attachmenthttps://www.courts.ca.gov/documents/icwa010a.pdf
ICWA-020Parental Notification of Indian Statushttps://www.courts.ca.gov/documents/icwa020.pdf
ICWA-030Notice of Child Custody Proceeding for Indian Child (Indian Child Welfare Act)https://www.courts.ca.gov/documents/icwa030.pdf
ICWA-030(A)Attachment to Notice of Child Custody Proceeding for Indian Child (Indian Child Welfare Act)https://www.courts.ca.gov/documents/icwa030a.pdf
SJPR-010 Local FormConfidential Guardianship Questionnairehttps://www.sjcourts.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/SJPR-010-Confidential-Guardianship-Questionnaire.pdf

Submitting Your Forms for Filing

  • Make sure to provide all of the required forms for your scenario
    • All information must be completed
    •  If not typed, forms must be legibly handwritten in blue or black ink
    • Forms must be dated and signed by the Petitioner(s) and/or the attorney of record
  • Submit the documents by eFiling.  When eFiled documents are accepted, downloadable stamped documents are available for 30 days (rolling month) after the processed-date of the case submission, under the “Filing History” in the eFiling Portal.  Thereafter, options are the Superior Court of CA – County of San Joaquin Public Portal. or contact Records Mgmt.

OR submit the original plus a set of copies for yourself. Failure to provide copies may result in additional fees. Always remember to include a self-addressed stamped envelope (SASE) with adequate postage in order to have your copies returned to you. Failure to include a SASE will result in in your copies being placed in the pick-up cabinet located at the Security Desk in Stockton Documents not picked up within 30 days will be destroyed.

If you cannot afford to pay the court fees and costs, you may ask the Court to waive all or part of your fees by completing a Fee Waiver Application, form FW-001. (See Guardianship and Conservatorship Fee Waiver Form Packet .)

Interpreter Needs

All court proceedings are in English. If you require the assistance of an interpreter, you can ask the Court to provide an interpreter by competing and filing Judicial Council form INT-300 – Request for Interpreter (Civil).

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