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PERMANENT APPOINTMENT OF CONSERVATOR FOR A MINOR
  • You want to have the court make a permanent (longer than 6 months) appointment of a conservator for a person under the age of 18, AND
  • The minor lives in Maricopa County, AND
  • The parents will either sign a Voluntary Consent, OR after receiving notice of the Petition to Appoint a Conservator will not file papers or come to court to object to the appointment, AND
  • You know that you do not need the court to also or instead appoint a guardian. A minor generally needs a guardian if the minor needs the care and supervision of an adult.
You should not use the forms on this page if the following factor applies to your situation:
  • The minor is 17.5 years of age and will need a conservator as an adult but not as a minor. You may instead file papers for an appointment of conservatorship as an adult that will become effective at age 18.
These packets contain court forms and instructions about petitioning the court to appoint a permanent conservator for a minor.

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 a Minor - Instructions PBCM1i PDF PDF
Appointment of Conservator for a Minor - Forms PBCM1f 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 the Forms pbcm11i PDF PDF
2 Procedures: What to do After Completing the Forms pbcm10p PDF PDF
3 Helpful Information: Special Handling for Confidential Handling pb13h PDF PDF
4 Helpful Information: Providing Legal Notice in Matters of Guardianship and Conservatorship pbgc20h PDF PDF
5 Important Notice Regarding Training Requirements pbt10i PDF PDF
Forms
Order Title File English Spanish
1 Probate Information Cover Sheet pb10f PDF PDF
2 Petition for Permanent Appointment of Conservator for a Minor pbcm11f PDF PDF
3 Affidavit of Person to be Appointed Guardian and/or Conservator pbgc13f PDF PDF
4 Parent Consent Form pbgcm13f PDF PDF
5 Parent Consent Form (for other parent) pbgcm13f PDF PDF
6 Notice of Hearing pbgc18f PDF PDF
7 (Optional) Waiver of Notice and (Optional) Waiver of Servicemembers Civil Relief Act pbgc19f PDF PDF
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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