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Another major responsibility of the Probate Court is to protect those persons who cannot protect themselves such as adult mentally incompetent persons and minors. Those persons may not be able to protect their financial affairs and/or their person. To protect the interests of those persons, the Court appoints a guardian who is accountable to the Court for the management of the ward's estate and person.
Guardianship Services Include:
Incompetent Guardianships (person & estate)
Minor Guardianships (person & estate)
- if filing an Emergency or Incompetent Guardianship a physicians statement is required and it must be current (signed within the last 90 days)
- If filing a Minor Guardianship the consent of the custodial parent(s) is required
Duties & Contact Information
If you have questions regarding Conservatorships, Emergency or Incompetent Guardianships contact Chief Deputy Clerk, Debbie Yowler at (937) 521-1850.
If you have questions regarding minor Guardianships contact Deputy Clerk, Nancy Burkitt at (937) 521-1853.