Eighth Judicial Court Rules

Rule 5.995 – Ex parte petition of minor.

Rule 5.995. Ex parte petition of minor.

  • If both parents are known to the petitioner, and paternity has been determined or a custodial arrangement has been made by a court order, both parents must consent in writing to the guardianship. If either parent fails to consent in writing to the guardianship, then a citation must be issued and the matter set for hearing.

    [Added; effective August 21, 2000.]