If you have a complaint about an appointed guardian or conservator fulfilling his/her statutory duties, please complete the steps below.
Examples may be: stealing the ward’s money, withholding necessary medical treatment, failure to provide necessary food or shelter, or physical abuse.
> Complaint Form (.rtf)
Step 1) Complete the form with as much detail as possible.
a) If you do not know an answer or it is not applicable, write “Unknown” or “N/A.” If any lines are left blank, the court may not review your complaint.
Step 2) Mail or deliver the completed form to the county courthouse where the case was filed.
a) Mailing addresses can be found HERE.
b) Make a copy of the complaint for your records.
c) The content of the complaint may be given to the appointed guardian or conservator, judicial officers, and others.
d) Your complaint will be filed in the court file.
e) You must sign and date the complaint; the court will not accept anonymous complaints.
Step 3) The court will notify you when the complaint is received and of any action or decisions made.
a) Generally this process takes 3 weeks.