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Probate Forms

Probate Forms by Category

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Petition for Probate Forms (Letters of Administration, Letters Testamentary, etc.):

  1. (DE-111) Petition for Probate
  2. (DE-121) Notice of Petition to Administer Estate
  3. (DE-147) Duties and Liabilities
  4. (DE-147S) Confidential Supplement to Duties and Liabilities
  5. (DE-140) Order for Probate
  6. (DE-150) Letters

Petition to Determine Succession to Real Property:

  1. (DE-310) Petition to Determine Succession to Real Property
  2. (DE-120) Notice of Hearing
  3. (DE-160) Inventory and Appraisal
  4. (DE-315) Order Determining Succession to Real Property

Spousal or Domestic Partner Property Petition:

  1. (DE-221) Spousal or Domestic Partner Property Petition
  2. (DE-120) Notice of Hearing
  3. (DE-226) Spousal or Domestic Partner Property Order

Affidavit Re: Real Property of Small Value:

  1. (DE-305) Affidavit Re: Real Property of Small Value
  2. (DE-160) Inventory and Appraisal

Declaration of Transfer of Personal Property without Probate (Probate Code 13100)

  1. Declaration/Affidavit of Transfer of Personal Property without Probate

Addition Estate Forms and Petitions:

  1. (DE-260) Report of Sale and Petition Confirming Sale of Real Property
  2. (DE-350) Petition for Appointment of Guardian Ad Litem
  3. (DE-122) Citation – Probate
  4. (DE-125) Summons – Probate
  5. (DE-131) Proof of Subscribing Witness
  6. (DE-135) Proof of Holographic Instrument
  7. (DE-142) Waiver of Bond by Heir or Beneficiary
  8. (DE-154) Request for Special Notice
  9. (DE-165) Notice of Proposed Action (Objection/Consent)
  10. (DE-166) Waiver of Notice of Proposed Action
  11. (DE-172) Creditor’s Claim
  12. (DE-172) Allowance or Rejection of Creditor’s Claim
  13. (DE-295) Ex Parte Petition for Final Discharge and Order

General Guardianship Forms:

  1. Format for Filing Guardianship Documents
  2. (GC-205) Guardianship Pamphlet
  3. Guardianship Workshop Flyer
  4. Helpful Contacts
  5. (FW-001-GC) Request to Waive Court Fees (Ward or Conservatee)
  6. (FW-003-GC) Order on Court Fee Waiver (Ward or Conservatee)
  7. Instructions for Guardianship Petition
  8. (GC-210P) Petition for Appointment of Guardian of Minor of the Person
  9. Instructions for Child Attachment
  10. (GC-210(CA)) Guardianship Petition-Child Information Attachment (to be attached behind GC-210, use one child attachment per minor)
  11. Service in Guardianships
  12. Instructions for Notice of Hearing
  13. (GC-020) Notice of Hearing - Guardianship or Conservatorship
  14. What is Proof of Service?
  15. Instructions for Proof of Service and Due Diligence
  16. (Local Form) Declaration of Due Diligence
  17. Instructions for Screening Form, UCCJEA, and Duties
  18. (GC-212) Confidential Guardian Screening Form
  19. (GC-120) Declaration under Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Enforcement Act (UCCJEA) (required for guardianship of the person only):
  20. (GC-248) Duties of Guardian
  21. Instructions for Consent
  22. (GC-211) Consent of Proposed Guardian, Nomination of Guardian, and Consent to Appointment of Guardian and Waiver of Notice
  23. (Local Form) Guardianship Questionnaire
  24. Instructions for Order and Letters
  25. (GC-240) Order Appointing Guardian
  26. (GC-250) Letters of Guardianship

General Guardianship of the Estate:

If you are filing for General Guardianship of the Estate, DO NOT use form GC-210P listed above. Instead use the following form and all other documents listed under “General Guardianship Forms”

  1. (GC-210) Petition for Appointment of Guardian of Minor

Temporary Guardianship Forms

you cannot file a temporary alone, it must be filed at the same time or after the general is filed:

  1. (GC-110(P)) Petition for Appointment of Temporary Guardian of the Person
  2. (GC-020) Notice of Hearing - Guardianship or Conservatorship
  3. (GC-020(P)) Attachment to Notice of Hearing for Personal Service (to be attached behind form GC-020)
  4. (GC-140) Order Appointing Temporary Guardian
  5. (GC-150) Letters of Temporary Guardianship

Temporary Guardianship of the Estate:

If you are filing for Temporary Guardianship of the Estate, DO NOT use form GC-210P listed above. Instead use the following form and all other documents listed under “Temporary Guardianship Forms”

  1. (GC-110) Petition for Appointment of Temporary Guardian of Minor

Additional Forms and Petitions for Guardianship:

  1. Visitation:
  2. Termination:
  3. Objection:
  4. Fixing Residence Outside of California:
  5. Special Immigrant Juvenile Findings:
  6. (MC-030) Declaration
  7. (GC-079) Pre-Move Notice of Proposed Change of Personal Residence of Conservatee or Ward
  8. (GC-080) Change of Residence Notice
  9. (ICWA-030) Notice of Child Custody Proceedings for Indian Child

Conservatorship Forms (Limited or General):

  1. Packet Instructions
  2. (FW-001-GC) Request to Waive Court Fees (Ward or Conservatee)
  3. (FW-003-GC) Order on Court Fee Waiver (Ward or Conservatee)
  4. (GC-310) Petition for Appointment of Probate Conservator
  5. (GC-020) Notice of Hearing - Guardianship or Conservatorship
  6. (GC-320) Citation for Conservatorship
  7. (GC-348) Duties of Conservator and Acknowledgment of Receipt of Handbook for Conservators
  8. Handbook for Conservators
  9. (Local Form) Conservatorship Video Viewing Certificate
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  10. (GC-312) Confidential Supplemental Information
  11. (GC-314) Confidential Conservator Screening Form
  12. (GC-335) Capacity Declaration
  13. (GC-340) Order Appointing Probate Conservator
  14. (GC-350) Letters of Conservatorship

Additional Forms and Petitions for Conservatorship:

  1. Conservatorship Handbook
  2. Consent for Medical Treatment
  3. Capacity Declaration:
  4. Fixing Residence Outside of California:
  5. (MC-030) Declaration
  6. (GC-079) Pre-Move Notice of Proposed Change of Personal Residence of Conservatee or Ward
  7. (GC-080) Change of Residence Notice
  8. (GC-399) Notice of Conservatee's Death

Temporary Conservatorship Forms

you cannot file a temporary alone, it must be filed at the same time or after the general is filed:

  1. (GC-111) Petition For Appointment of Temporary Conservator:
  2. (GC-020) Notice of Hearing - Guardianship or Conservatorship
  3. (GC-141) Order Appointing Temporary Probate Conservator
  4. (GC-150) Letters of Temporary Conservatorship

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