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The Pennsylvania: Petition for Guardianship of Minor Children is available for your use from LawHelp Interactive.

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Petition for Guardianship of Minor Children

This form will prepare a Petition for Guardianship of Minor Children for people who have children in their care, but are NOT the parents of the children.  Guardianship is appropriate when the parents of the children are no longer involved with the children.  Examples are when the parents are dead or missing, or have serious drug, alcohol, or mental problems.

You will be asked a series of questions about the children's situation.  After answering all the questions, your court papers will be prepared based on the answers you gave.  The Petition can then be printed and filed in your local court.  PLEASE NOTE:  This is NOT a fill-in-the-blank form.

 


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