Legally Incapacitated Adult Checklist

This list is for informational purposes.  It is not a substitute for legal advice.  The Probate Court staff cannot give you legal advice and cannot tell you what to do.  If you have legal questions, you should speak with an attorney.

Filing fees

$175.00 – Filing Fee
$11.00 - Certified Letters of Guardianship
$150.00 - Investigation Fee


  • Petition for Appt. of Guardian of a Legally Incapacitated Individual - PC 625
  • Lapeer County Form – Criminal History – Lien Release for Proposed Guardian
  • Medical Statement stating medical condition and need (statement in last 30 days) or Report of Physician or Mental Health Professional - PC 630
  • Notice of Rights to Alleged Incapacitated Individual - PC 626
  • Notice of Hearing - PC 562
  • Declaration of Intent to Give Notice by Publication - PC 617
  • Publication of Notice of Hearing – Used if the address for an interest party is unknown - PC 563
  • Proof of Service - PC 564
  • Acceptance of Appointment - PC 571
  • Personal Identifying Information Form - MC 97
  • Personal Identifying Information Addendum - MC 97a
The Court will complete the following documents

  • Order Regarding Appointment of Guardian of Incapacitated Individual - PC 631
  • Letters of Guardianship - PC 633 

After Guardianship is appointed

  • Annual Report of Guardian on Condition of Legally Incapacitated Individual - PC 634This is due annually on the anniversary date of the appointment
  • Proof of Service - PC 564The annual report must be served on the Ward and all interested parties