PETITION FOR APPOINTMENT OF GUARDIAN FOR AN ADULT Page 5 of 7
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12. The requested guardianship is the least restrictive and most appropriate guardianship suitable
to the Proposed Ward’s circumstances and needs.
13. Petitioner nominates himself/herself and requests to be appointed as Guardian.
Petitioner nominates the following person to be appointed as Guardian:
Relationship to the Proposed Ward: ___________________________________________
Mailing Address, if different:
City: State: Zip Code:
Home Phone #: _____________ Work Phone #: _________________
The Proposed Ward has nominated a Guardian. (Attach Consent or Nomination.)
14. The Proposed Guardian has priority for appointment because he/she is:
A person nominated by the Respondent/Proposed Ward and at the time of that
nomination, the Respondent had the capacity to make a reasonably intelligent choice;
The spouse of the Respondent;
A person nominated in the will of the Respondent’s deceased spouse;
The parent of the Respondent;
An adult child of the Respondent;
A person named in the will of the Respondent’s deceased parent;
A relative of the Respondent with whom the Respondent has resided for more than six
(6) months during the year preceding the filing of this petition;
A relative or friend who has demonstrated a sincere, longstanding interest in the welfare
of the Respondent. Explain: _________________________________________________