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Question: My mother in law is not capable of making decisions for herself anymore how to I get gardianship

Answer: Forms for guardianship of an incapacitated adult can be obtained from the Clerk of the county Superior Court. For Maricopa county, they can be downloaded at www.superiorcourt.maricopa.gov by clicking on "Where do I…Find the forms.” This link will connect you to a page titled “Self-Service Center” under the section “Getting forms and Instructions” and “Categories of Forms” click on “Probate.” Court staff cannot give legal advice or help you fill out forms. If you need legal advice or help filling out forms, you can check this website for assistance, including contacting an attorney directly. (http://www.azlawhelp.org/articles_info.cfm?mc=5&sc=36&articleid=151). You may also wish to view the State Bar of Arizona’s article “A Guide to Guardianship and Conservatorship.”

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