Petition for Guardianship of a Minor
(Section 10 of the Guardians and Wards Act)
Act VIII of 1890 Case No. …… of ……………….
In the matter of the Guardians and Wards
In the matter of appointment of the guardian of GH minor residing at ………… Application under s. 10 of the Guardians and Wards Act
The humble petition of ………… (state full name and address)
Most Respectfully Sheweth:
The above-named applicant respectfully begs to state as follows:
(a) The name, sex, religion, date of birth and ordinary residence of the minor;
(b) where the minor is a female, whether she is married and if so, the name and age of her husband;
(c) the nature, situation and approximate value of the property, if any, of the minor;
(d) the name and residence of the person having the custody or possession of the person or property of the minor;
(e) what near relations the minor has, and where they reside;
(f) whether a guardian of the person or property or both of the minor has been appointed by any person entitled, or claiming to be entitled, by the law, to which the minor is subject, to make such appointment;
(g) whether an application has at any time been made to the court, or to any other court with respect to the guardianship of the person or property or both of the minor and, if so, when, to what court, and with what result;
(h) whether the application is for the appointment or declaration of a guardian of the person of the minor, or of his property, or of both;
(i) where the application is to appoint a guardian, the qualifications of the proposed guardian;
(j) where the application is to declare a person to be a guardian, the ground on which that person claims;
(k) the causes which led to the making of the application; and
(l) such other particulars, if any, as may be prescribed, or as the nature of the application renders it necessary to state.
Verification as in Plaint
I, AB, the above-named applicant, declare that I am ready willing to act as the guardian of the person and property of the minor.
Attesting witnesses: 1. AB