Guardianship of a Minor - Packet P
The following forms are available in either Microsoft Word or Adobe's Portable Document Format (PDF). The default format will be in Portable Document Format so if you want the Word format you will have to click on the Microsoft Word icon in the far right column.
The Microsoft Word documents can be saved to your hard drive and can allow you to fill out the questions on your computer rather than printing it out and handwriting all your information.
Please read the documents in the first table because these will help you throughout the process and it will help keep your documentation organized. There are some links to web pages within the tables but this will be indicated by the words "link to web page" following the links.
|Instructions - Detailed instructions to help you through the process|
|Worksheet - A check-off sheet to help keep you organized|
|Sensitive Data Form - For confidential information.|
|Download the entire Packet P in Portable Document Format||--|
|Form 250||Affidavit of Inability to Pay|
|Form 251||Petition for Appointment of Guardian of a Minor|
|Form 252||Consent of Parent to Appointment of Guardian of a Minor and Waiver of Parental Rights|
|Form 253||Minor's Nomination of Guardian|
|Form 254||Request for Hearing|
|Form 255||Order Granting Hearing|
|Form 256||Notice of Hearing|
|Form 257||Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law and Order Appointing Guardian of Minor|
|Form 258||Letters of Guardianship|
|Form 276||Petition for Appointment of Step-Parent Adoption|
|--||Letter of Guardianship|
Documents are not legal advice. These documents are adaptations of the documents distributed by the Montana Supreme Court Commission on Self-Represented Litigants and have been approved by the Judges of the 4th Judicial District. These documents do not constitute legal advice, and no information contained in these documents can be relied upon to replace the advice of competent legal counsel licensed to practice in Montana.