Detailed information on how to complete the forms, and how to:  get an emergency hearing; number of copies needed; notify the other parties of the emergency hearing; serve the other parties prior to the emergency hearing; and file the forms at the court.

​      If you are seeking guardianship of a Native American child, pay special attention to pages 19-21 in the Instructions regarding your obligation to comply with the Indian Child Welfare Act ("ICWA") requirements.

Sheriff Instructions.pdf

     If you plan to use the Sheriffs to serve the other parties prior to the second hearing.

Notice of Emergency Hearing Script

Emergency Hearing Notice Script.pdf

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