Applying for Guardianship, Part 1 (Screencast)

Friendly animated characters portray a legal aid attorney and a guardianship applicant and answer common questions such as how to find relatives, complying with the Indian Child Welfare Act, the guardian’s own background, and more. Also discusses alternatives such as Caregiver’s Authorization Affidavit.

Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Caregiver’s Authorization Affidavit (begins at 6:32)
Chapter 3: Petition for Appointment of Guardian and Attachment to Petition (begins at 11:22)
Chapter 4: Duties of Guardian and Confidential Screening Form (begins at 29:22)
Chapter 5: Declaration under UCCJEA, Orders, and Letters (begins at 42:09)

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Related material:
Guardianship Checklist
Sacramento County Superior Court Guardianship Step 1 packet
Sacramento County Superior Court Guardianship Step 2 packet

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