FORM GC-211 INSTRUCTIONS

CONSENT OF GUARDIAN, NOMINATION, AND
WAIVER OF NOTICE (GC-211)


NOTE:
You will need a copy of the English-language Judicial Council form GC-211 to follow these instructions. Also:



Filling out the Caption on your form

Attorney or Party without Attorney” - if you do not have an attorney, fill in your name, address, and telephone number.

If you would like the court to communicate with you by fax or email, you may give them that contact information, but you do not have to. 

Attorney For (Name)” – if you do not have an attorney, write “self represented.”

SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF” – write the name of the County where you are filing your case. Click here for location of courts.
Write the name of the court where the hearing will be held.
Check the box “Guardianship” and either “Person” or “Estate” - write in the full name of the minor (child) Check the box “Minor”.
Check the box “Guardian”.
For Court Use Only” – Leave blank.
Case Number” – Write in the case number.



Filling out the rest of your form

Consent of Guardian, Nomination and Waiver of Notice


CONSENT OF PROPOSED GUARIDAN

This form is used when both the parent and the proposed guardian agree to the guardianship.


1.

The person who has agreed to be the guardian should check the box whether this will be a guardianship of the child’s “person” or “estate.” Then, write the date, print and sign his or her name.


NOMINATION OF GUARDIAN

2. & 3.

Check the first box “I am a parent of the minor”, if you are the child’s parent. Write in the name and address of the person you want to be the guardian. Write the date, then print and sign your name.


CONSENT AND WAIVER OF NOTICE

4.

IF you agree to waive notice of hearing of the petition, AND agree to the proposed guardian, then write the date the Petition for Appointment of Guardian of Minor form was filed by the court. (this date will be on the stamp in the box at the top and right of the form). Write the date you finish this form. Print and sign your name, and write in your relationship to the child.