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Probate/Mental Health Procedural FAQ's What is a Pro Per? A Pro Per is a person who represents oneself in a court of law. What is a Court Appointed Attorney? A Court Appointed Attorney is an attorney who is appointed by the court to represent an incapacitated person's requests during Guardianship/Conservatorship proceedings. Does everyone need a Court Appointed Attorney? It is essential for every incapacitated person to have an attorney as representation. If an incapacitated person currently uses an attorney for legal matters, the incapacitated person can have that attorney appointed as their Court Appointed Attorney.

If the incapacitated person does not have an attorney, an attorney will be appointed.
How does the Court Appointed Attorney become appointed? The petitioner (if Pro Per) or the petitioner's attorney is responsible for contacting the Office of Court Appointed Counsel to have an attorney appointed. The phone number for the Office of Court Appointed Counsel is 602-506-7437. How do I find out more information about the Comprehensive Mental Health Court and how it collaborates with other service providers? Refer to GAINS for an overview of the CMHC How can I find out about the behavioral health provider in the State of Arizona and what they can provide for me or a family member? Contact Arizona Department of Behavioral Health Where do I get information about involuntary evaluations for treatment? RCC 9
Emergent vs. non-emergent petitions
How can I find out if a defendant is in custody or not? Maricopa County Sheriff's Office MCSO - TECHNO COPS
AZ Department of Corrections DOC - Inmate Datasearch
click here for Self-Service Center
National Center for State Courts - Report on Probate Court Improvements
Probate Improvement Plan. Click to view PDF
Probate Case Management Protocol. Click to view PDF
How-to videos
Probate Fundamentals
Probate Practice Tips
National Probate Standards