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APPOINTMENT OF PERMANENT CONSERVATOR FOR AN ADULT OR PERSON AT LEAST 17.5 YEARS OF AGE TO BECOME EFFECTIVE AT AGE 18
ATTENTION: You may use the forms on this page if the following factors apply to your situation:
  • You want the court to appoint a conservator* for an incapacitated adult or a person at least 17 and a half years of age who will need a conservator as an adult, AND
  • A conservator will be needed for longer than 6 months (See separate "Temporary Orders" packet if needed for 6 months or less), AND
  • The person who needs the conservator lives or owns property in Maricopa County, AND
  • You know that the court does not need to also (or instead) appoint a guardian.*
This packet contains court forms and instructions about petitioning the court to appoint a permanent conservator for an adult or person at least 17.5 years of age.

Packets contain ALL forms and ALL instructions needed for this process. Where there are separate packets for Instructions and Forms, get BOTH packets.

Packets
Title File English Spanish
Appointment of Conservator for an Adult - Instructions PBCA1i PDF PDF
Appointment of Conservator for an Adult - Forms PBCA1f PDF PDF

The individual forms and instructions below are already included in the Packet(s) above. If you choose to download the documents individually, make sure you get ALL of the instructions and ALL of the forms. Be sure the documents are in the following order:

Instructions
Order Title File English Spanish
1 Instructions: How to Complete All Forms pbca11i PDF | Word PDF | Word
2 Procedures: How to Ask the Court to Appoint a Conservator for an Adult pbca10p PDF | Word PDF | Word
3 Helpful Information: Special Handling for Confidential Documents pb13h PDF | Word PDF | Word
4 Helpful Information: Information on Legal Notice for Guardianships and Conservatorships pbgc20h PDF | Word PDF | Word
5 IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING TRAINING REQUIREMENTS pbt10i PDF | Word PDF | Word
Forms
Order Title File English Spanish
1 Probate Information Cover Sheet pb10f PDF | Word PDF | Word
2 Petition for Permanent Appointment of Conservator for an Adult pbca11f PDF | Word PDF | Word
3 Affidavit of Person to be Appointed Guardian and/or Conservator pbgc13f PDF | Word PDF | Word
4 Petitioner's Information Sheet to Court Investigator pbgca12f PDF | Word PDF | Word
5 Order Appointing Attorney, Health Professional and Court Investigator pbgc14f PDF | Word PDF | Word
6 Guidelines for Health Professional's Report (includes FORM) (optional) pbgca15f PDF | Word PDF | Word
7 Notice of Hearing pbgc18f PDF | Word PDF | Word
8 (Optional) Waiver of Notice and (Optional) Waiver of Servicemembers Civil Relief Act pbgc19f PDF | Word PDF | Word
Once you are done with the documents above, you're ready for Part 2 - Preparing Service and Notice of the Court Hearing.
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