Form GC-240 "Order Appointing Guardian or Extending Guardianship of the Person" - California

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GC-240
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 THE
PERSON
ESTATE OF
(name):
CASE NUMBER:
ORDER APPOINTING GUARDIAN
OR EXTENDING GUARDIANSHIP OF THE PERSON
WARNING: THIS APPOINTMENT IS NOT EFFECTIVE UNTIL LETTERS HAVE ISSUED.
1. The petition for appointment of a guardian or extension of a guardianship of the person came on for hearing as follows
(check boxes c, d, and e to indicate personal presence):
a. Judge (name):
b. Hearing date:
Time:
Dept.:
Room:
c.
Petitioner (name):
d.
Attorney for Petitioner (name):
e.
Attorney for (proposed) ward
(name, address, e-mail, and telephone):
THE COURT FINDS
2. a.
All notices required by law have been given.
b.
Notice of hearing to the following persons
has been
should be
dispensed with
(names):
3.
Appointment of a guardian of the
person
estate
of the proposed ward is necessary or convenient.
(NOTE: The Probate Code does not authorize the appointment of a guardian of the estate for a proposed ward 18 years of
age or older.)
4.
Extension of the guardianship of the person past the ward's 18th birthday is necessary or convenient.
5.
Granting the guardian powers to be exercised independently under Probate Code section 2590 is to the advantage and
benefit and is in the best interest of the guardianship estate.
Attorney
(name):
has been appointed by the court as legal
6.
counsel to represent the (proposed) ward in these proceedings. The cost for representation is: $
(name, title, address, and telephone):
7.
The appointed court investigator, probation officer, or domestic relations investigator is
Do NOT use this form for a temporary guardianship.
Page 1 of 3
Form Adopted for Mandatory Use
Probate Code, §§ 1510.1, 1514,
ORDER APPOINTING GUARDIAN
Judicial Council of California
2310
OR EXTENDING GUARDIANSHIP OF THE PERSON
GC-240 [Rev. July 1, 2016]
(Probate—Guardianships and Conservatorships)
GC-240
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 THE
PERSON
ESTATE OF
(name):
CASE NUMBER:
ORDER APPOINTING GUARDIAN
OR EXTENDING GUARDIANSHIP OF THE PERSON
WARNING: THIS APPOINTMENT IS NOT EFFECTIVE UNTIL LETTERS HAVE ISSUED.
1. The petition for appointment of a guardian or extension of a guardianship of the person came on for hearing as follows
(check boxes c, d, and e to indicate personal presence):
a. Judge (name):
b. Hearing date:
Time:
Dept.:
Room:
c.
Petitioner (name):
d.
Attorney for Petitioner (name):
e.
Attorney for (proposed) ward
(name, address, e-mail, and telephone):
THE COURT FINDS
2. a.
All notices required by law have been given.
b.
Notice of hearing to the following persons
has been
should be
dispensed with
(names):
3.
Appointment of a guardian of the
person
estate
of the proposed ward is necessary or convenient.
(NOTE: The Probate Code does not authorize the appointment of a guardian of the estate for a proposed ward 18 years of
age or older.)
4.
Extension of the guardianship of the person past the ward's 18th birthday is necessary or convenient.
5.
Granting the guardian powers to be exercised independently under Probate Code section 2590 is to the advantage and
benefit and is in the best interest of the guardianship estate.
Attorney
(name):
has been appointed by the court as legal
6.
counsel to represent the (proposed) ward in these proceedings. The cost for representation is: $
(name, title, address, and telephone):
7.
The appointed court investigator, probation officer, or domestic relations investigator is
Do NOT use this form for a temporary guardianship.
Page 1 of 3
Form Adopted for Mandatory Use
Probate Code, §§ 1510.1, 1514,
ORDER APPOINTING GUARDIAN
Judicial Council of California
2310
OR EXTENDING GUARDIANSHIP OF THE PERSON
GC-240 [Rev. July 1, 2016]
(Probate—Guardianships and Conservatorships)
GC-240
OF
CASE NUMBER:
GUARDIANSHIP OF THE
PERSON
ESTATE
(name):
THE COURT ORDERS
8. a.
(name):
(address):
(telephone):
is appointed guardian of the PERSON of (name):
and Letters shall issue upon qualification.
b.
(Not applicable to a proposed ward 18 years of age or older.)
(name):
(address):
(telephone):
is appointed guardian of the ESTATE of (name):
and Letters shall issue upon qualification.
c.
The appointment of
(name):
(address):
(telephone):
as guardian of the PERSON of (name):
is extended past the ward's 18th birthday and new Letters shall issue forthwith.
9.
Notice of hearing to the persons named in item 2b is dispensed with.
10. a.
Bond is not required.
b.
Bond is fixed at: $
to be furnished by an authorized surety company or as otherwise provided by law.
c.
Deposits of:
$
are ordered to be placed in a blocked account at (specify institution and location):
and receipts shall be filed. No withdrawals shall be made without a court order.
Additional orders in Attachment 10c.
d.
The guardian is not authorized to take possession of money or any other property without a specific court order.
11.
For legal services rendered on behalf of the (proposed) ward,
the parents of the (proposed) ward
the (proposed) ward's estate shall pay to
(name):
the sum of: $
forthwith
as follows
(specify terms, including any combination of payers):
12.
The guardian of the estate is granted authorization under Probate Code section 2590 to exercise independently the powers
specified in Attachment 12
subject to the conditions provided.
13.
Orders are granted relating to the powers and duties of the guardian of the person under Probate Code sections 2351–2358
as specified in Attachment 13.
GC-240 [Rev. July 1, 2016]
ORDER APPOINTING GUARDIAN
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OR EXTENDING GUARDIANSHIP OF THE PERSON
(Probate—Guardianships and Conservatorships)
GC-240
OF
CASE NUMBER:
GUARDIANSHIP OF THE
PERSON
ESTATE
(name):
14.
Orders are granted relating to the conditions imposed under Probate Code section 2402 upon the guardian of the estate as
specified in Attachment 14.
15.
Other orders as specified in Attachment 15 are granted.
16.
The probate referee appointed is
(name and address):
17.
Number of boxes checked in items 9–16:
18.
Number of pages attached:
Date:
JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT
SIGNATURE FOLLOWS LAST ATTACHMENT
GC-240 [Rev. July 1, 2016]
ORDER APPOINTING GUARDIAN
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OR EXTENDING GUARDIANSHIP OF THE PERSON
(Probate—Guardianships and Conservatorships)
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