Form GC-210 "Petition for Appointment of Guardian of Minor" - California

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GC-210
ATTORNEY OR PARTY WITHOUT ATTORNEY
STATE BAR NO.:
FOR COURT USE ONLY
NAME:
FIRM NAME:
STREET ADDRESS:
CITY:
STATE:
ZIP CODE:
TELEPHONE NO.:
FAX NO.:
E-MAIL ADDRESS:
ATTORNEY FOR (name):
SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF
STREET ADDRESS:
MAILING ADDRESS:
CITY AND ZIP CODE:
BRANCH NAME:
GUARDIANSHIP OF (name):
CASE NUMBER:
PETITION FOR APPOINTMENT OF GUARDIAN OF
MINOR*
MINORS*
HEARING DATE AND TIME:
DEPT.:
Person**
Estate**
1.
Petitioner (name each):
requests that
a.
(name):
(address):
(telephone):
be appointed guardian of the PERSON of the minor or minors named in item 2 and Letters issue upon qualification.
b.
(Not applicable to proposed wards 18 years of age and older.)
(name):
(address):
(telephone):
be appointed guardian of the ESTATE of the minor or minors named in item 2 and Letters issue upon qualification.
c.
(1)
bond not be required
because the petition is for guardian of the person only
because the proposed
guardian is a corporate fiduciary or an exempt government agency
for the reasons stated in Attachment 1c.
$
bond be fixed. It will be furnished by an authorized surety company or as otherwise provided by
(2)
law. (Specify reasons in Attachment 1c if the amount is different from the minimum required by Prob. Code, § 8482.)
(3)
$
in deposits in a blocked account be allowed. Receipts will be filed.
(Specify institution and location):
d.
authorization be granted under Probate Code section 2590 to exercise the powers specified in Attachment 9.
e.
orders relating to the powers and duties of the proposed guardian of the person under Probate Code sections 2351–2358
be granted (specify orders, facts, and reasons in Attachment 1e).
f.
an order dispensing with notice to the persons named in Attachment 10 be granted.
g.
other orders be granted (specify in Attachment 1g).
2.
Attached is a copy of Guardianship Petition—Child Information Attachment (form GC-210(CA)) for each minor for whom this
petition requests the appointment of a guardian. The full legal name and date of birth of each minor is:
a.
Name:
Date of Birth (month/day/year):
b.
Name:
Date of Birth (month/day/year):
c.
Name:
Date of Birth (month/day/year):
d.
Name:
Date of Birth (month/day/year):
The names and dates of birth of additional minors are specified on Attachment 2 to this petition.
*Under section 1510.1(d) of the Probate Code, the terms child, minor, and ward include a youth 18 to 20 years of age.
**You MAY use this form or form GC-210(P) for a guardianship of the person. You MUST use this form for a guardianship of the estate or of
the person and estate. Do NOT use this form for a temporary guardianship.
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Form Adopted for Mandatory
Probate Code, §§ 1510, 1510.1;
PETITION FOR APPOINTMENT OF GUARDIAN OF MINOR
and Alternative Mandatory Use
Cal. Rules of Court, rule 7.101
(Probate—Guardianships and Conservatorships)
Instead of Form GC-210(P)
www.courts.ca.gov
Judicial Council of California
GC-210 [Rev. July 1, 2016]
GC-210
ATTORNEY OR PARTY WITHOUT ATTORNEY
STATE BAR NO.:
FOR COURT USE ONLY
NAME:
FIRM NAME:
STREET ADDRESS:
CITY:
STATE:
ZIP CODE:
TELEPHONE NO.:
FAX NO.:
E-MAIL ADDRESS:
ATTORNEY FOR (name):
SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF
STREET ADDRESS:
MAILING ADDRESS:
CITY AND ZIP CODE:
BRANCH NAME:
GUARDIANSHIP OF (name):
CASE NUMBER:
PETITION FOR APPOINTMENT OF GUARDIAN OF
MINOR*
MINORS*
HEARING DATE AND TIME:
DEPT.:
Person**
Estate**
1.
Petitioner (name each):
requests that
a.
(name):
(address):
(telephone):
be appointed guardian of the PERSON of the minor or minors named in item 2 and Letters issue upon qualification.
b.
(Not applicable to proposed wards 18 years of age and older.)
(name):
(address):
(telephone):
be appointed guardian of the ESTATE of the minor or minors named in item 2 and Letters issue upon qualification.
c.
(1)
bond not be required
because the petition is for guardian of the person only
because the proposed
guardian is a corporate fiduciary or an exempt government agency
for the reasons stated in Attachment 1c.
$
bond be fixed. It will be furnished by an authorized surety company or as otherwise provided by
(2)
law. (Specify reasons in Attachment 1c if the amount is different from the minimum required by Prob. Code, § 8482.)
(3)
$
in deposits in a blocked account be allowed. Receipts will be filed.
(Specify institution and location):
d.
authorization be granted under Probate Code section 2590 to exercise the powers specified in Attachment 9.
e.
orders relating to the powers and duties of the proposed guardian of the person under Probate Code sections 2351–2358
be granted (specify orders, facts, and reasons in Attachment 1e).
f.
an order dispensing with notice to the persons named in Attachment 10 be granted.
g.
other orders be granted (specify in Attachment 1g).
2.
Attached is a copy of Guardianship Petition—Child Information Attachment (form GC-210(CA)) for each minor for whom this
petition requests the appointment of a guardian. The full legal name and date of birth of each minor is:
a.
Name:
Date of Birth (month/day/year):
b.
Name:
Date of Birth (month/day/year):
c.
Name:
Date of Birth (month/day/year):
d.
Name:
Date of Birth (month/day/year):
The names and dates of birth of additional minors are specified on Attachment 2 to this petition.
*Under section 1510.1(d) of the Probate Code, the terms child, minor, and ward include a youth 18 to 20 years of age.
**You MAY use this form or form GC-210(P) for a guardianship of the person. You MUST use this form for a guardianship of the estate or of
the person and estate. Do NOT use this form for a temporary guardianship.
Page 1 of 3
Form Adopted for Mandatory
Probate Code, §§ 1510, 1510.1;
PETITION FOR APPOINTMENT OF GUARDIAN OF MINOR
and Alternative Mandatory Use
Cal. Rules of Court, rule 7.101
(Probate—Guardianships and Conservatorships)
Instead of Form GC-210(P)
www.courts.ca.gov
Judicial Council of California
GC-210 [Rev. July 1, 2016]
GC-210
GUARDIANSHIP OF (name):
CASE NUMBER:
3.
Petitioner is
a.
related to the minor or minors named in item 2, as shown in item 7 of each minor's attached form GC-210(CA).
b.
the minor named in item 2, who is 12 years of age or older.
c.
another person on behalf of minor or minors named in item 2, as shown in item 7 of each minor's attached form
GC-210(CA).
4.
The proposed guardian is (check all that apply):
a.
a nominee (affix a copy of nomination as Attachment 4a or file Nomination of Guardian (form GC-211, items 2 and 3)
with this petition.
b.
related to the minor or minors named in item 2, as shown in item 3 of each minor's attached form GC-210(CA).
c.
other, as shown in item 3 of each minor's attached form GC-210(CA).
d.
a professional fiduciary within the meaning of the Professional Fiduciaries Act.The proposed guardian's license status is
shown in item 1 on page 1 of the attached Professional Fiduciary Attachment. (Use form GC-210(A-PF)/GC-310(A-PF)
for this attachment.)
Petitioner, with intent to adopt, has accepted or intends to accept physical care or custody of the minor.
5.
6.
A person other than the proposed guardian has been nominated as the guardian of the minor by
will
other
writing. A copy of the nomination is affixed as Attachment 6. (Specify name and address of nominee in item 2 of minor's
attached form GC-210(CA).)
Character and estimated value of property of the estate (complete if petition requests appointment of a guardian of the estate
7.
or the person and estate):
a.
Personal property:
$
b.
Annual gross income from all sources, including real and
personal property, wages, pensions, and public benefits:
$
$
c.
Total:
d.
Real property: $
8.
Appointment of a guardian of the
person
estate
of the minor or minors named in item 2 is necessary or
convenient for the following reasons:
Continued in Attachment 8.
Parental custody would be detrimental to the minor or minors named in item 2
(not applicable to proposed wards 18 years of age and older).
9.
Granting the proposed guardian of the estate powers to be exercised independently under Probate Code section 2590 would
be to the advantage and benefit and in the best interest of the guardianship estate. Reasons for this request and the powers
requested are specified in Attachment 9.
10.
Notice to the persons named in Attachment 10 should be dispensed with under Probate Code section 1511 because
they cannot with reasonable diligence be given notice (specify names and efforts to locate in Attachment 10).
giving notice to them would be contrary to the interest of justice (specify names and reasons in Attachment 10).
GC-210 [Rev. July 1, 2016]
PETITION FOR APPOINTMENT OF GUARDIAN OF MINOR
Page 2 of 3
(Probate—Guardianships and Conservatorships)
GC-210
GUARDIANSHIP OF (name):
CASE NUMBER:
11.
(Complete this item if this petition is filed by a person who is not related to a minor named in item 2 and is not a petition for
appointment of a guardian of the estate only.)
a.
Petitioner is the proposed guardian and will promptly furnish all information requested by any agency referred to in
Probate Code section 1543.
b.
Petitioner is not the proposed guardian. A statement by the proposed guardian that he or she will promptly furnish all
information requested by any agency referred to in Probate Code section 1543 is affixed as Attachment 11b.
c.
The proposed guardian's home
is
is not
a licensed foster family home.
d.
The proposed guardian has never filed a petition for adoption of the minor
except as specified in Attachment 11d.
12.
Attached to this petition is a Declaration Under Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA) (form
GC-120) concerning each child under 18 years of age listed in item 2 (guardianship of the person or person and estate only).
13.
Filed with this petition are the following (check all that apply):
Consent of Proposed Guardian (form GC-211, item 1)
Nomination of Guardian (form GC-211, items 2 and 3)
Consent to Appointment of Guardian and Waiver of Notice (form GC-211, item 4)
Petition for Appointment of Temporary Guardian (form GC-110)
Petition for Appointment of Temporary Guardian of the Person (form GC-110(P))
Confidential Guardianship Screening Form (form GC-212)
Petition for Special Immigrant Juvenile Findings (form GC-220)
Other (specify):
14.
All attachments to this form are incorporated by this reference as though placed here in this form. Number of pages attached:
Date:
(SIGNATURE OF ATTORNEY*)
*(All petitioners and the proposed ward—if he or she is at least 18 years of age but not yet 21 and not a petitioner—must also sign.)
I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the State of California that the foregoing is true and correct.
Date:
(TYPE OR PRINT NAME)
(SIGNATURE OF PETITIONER)
(TYPE OR PRINT NAME)
(SIGNATURE OF PETITIONER)
(TYPE OR PRINT NAME)
(SIGNATURE OF PETITIONER)
I consent to the appointment of the person named in item 1.a as guardian of my person and to his or her performance of the duties of a
guardian on my behalf.
Date:
(TYPE OR PRINT NAME)
(SIGNATURE OF PROPOSED WARD)
GC-210 [Rev. July 1, 2016]
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