Saturday, July 26, 2014

Probate Ex Parte Applications and Petitions for Appointment of Temporary Guardians and Conservators

Applications for ex parte relief and petitions for appointment of temporary guardians and conservators may be filed in department 129, on the second (2nd) floor of the William R. Ridgeway Family Relations Courthouse. Applications are heard Monday through Friday at 8:30 a.m. If the party giving notice of the ex parte application or request for appointment of a temporary guardian or conservator fails to report to the department by 8:30 a.m., the matter shall be dropped. Unless an immediate order is being requested, the following ex parte applications may be dropped off Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. at the Probate Unit front counter:

  • Increase Bond (PC 10150)
  • Small Estate (PC 7660)
  • Withdrawal of Minor's Funds (CRC 7.954)
  • Lanterman-Petris-Short (LPS) Proceedings (WIC 5000)
  • Allowance or Rejection of Creditor's Claim (PC 9250 et.seq)

All applications and petitions shall be accompanied by a local form Declaration of Notice of Ex Parte Application (PR-E-LP-036) and Attachment (PR-E-LP-043) as needed.