Forms

General Information
Public Records Notice

Guides and Instructions
Guide to Informal Probate

Local Forms - Adoption (Step-parent)
Notice of Outstanding Support Order
Manitowoc County Local Court Rules require this form.  If there is an outstanding support order, prospective obligations are terminated when parental rights are terminated.  The information allows the court to notify the appropriate originating jurisdictions of this change in status. 

Report of Guardian ad Litem
Petitioner to complete and provide the attorney appointed as the guardian ad litem.  Attorney will complete and file with the court.

Local Forms - Conservatorship
Order for Conservator Compensation
The order a conservator should submit with their petition for payment of fees and reimbursement of expenses. 

Petition for Conservator Compensation
Conservators may receive compensation and reimbursement of expenses incurred as a conservator.  There must be money available from some known source to make the payment.  This allows the conservator to ask the court for payment. 

Local Forms - Guardianship
Delegate Parental Authority
This form is created in the statutes as a way to avoid a legal guardianship of a minor if the child is being placed with non-custodial adult for less than a year.  Court staff is not able to answer questions or provide assistance.  The completed document does not get filed with the court and is used by the caregiver in the parent's absence.

Order Appointing Examiner
To appoint a doctor and obtain a medical report for necessary guardianship proceeding.

Order for Guardian Compensation
A guardian should submit this order with their petition for payment of fees and reimbursement of expenses.

Petition for Guardian Compensation
Guardians may receive compensation and reimbursement of expenses incurred as a guardian.  There must be money available from some known source to make the payment.  This allows the guardian to ask the court for payment.  The guardian should also submit a proposed order. 

Local Forms - Probate
Petition for Waiver of Fiduciary Income Tax Returns (Formal)
Request that court allow estate to close without obtaining Closing Certificate for Fiduciaries.

Petition for Waiver of Fiduciary Income Tax Returns (Informal)
Request to ask court to close estate without Closing Certificate for Fiduciaries.

Order for Waiver of Fiduciary Income Tax Returns (Formal)
Order to be submitted with Petition allowing Court to grant request

Order for Waiver of Fiduciary Income Tax Returns (Informal)
Order to be submitted with Petition allowing Court to grant request

Mandatory State Forms
Mandatory Probate, Guardianship and Adoption Forms
Mandatory statewide forms are required to be used.  Review the services sections for links to specific forms.