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Washington County PROBATE/JUVENILE OFFICE FOREIGN GUARDIANSHIP (Transferring Guardianship from Another State to Wisconsin) Revised 10/ 14/08 GUIDELINE: GL-3033 Page 1 of 1 PLEASE NOTE: This Guideline is provided as a public service and is not intended to be legal advice. If you have any questions about the form or The procedure, please contact an attorney as Probate staff members cannot give legal advice. Please Print this Guideline for Future Reference FORMS : A packet of forms is available from the Register in Probate for $5.00. You may access all guardianship forms for free on the internet at: Mandatory State Guardianship Forms You can print “.pdf” forms and complete them by hand, or you can fill in “.doc” forms on the internet and then print them. TO OPEN A WISCONSIN GUARDIANSHIP PROCEEDING COMING FROM ANOTHER STATE, file the following: Form Number Name of Form GN-3800.DOC Petition for Receipt & Acceptance of Foreign Guardianship to Transfer GN-3800.PDF Guardianship to Wi sconsin GF-131. DOC Order Appointing Guardian ad Litem GF-131.PDF Note: A $300 deposit towards GAL fees is required at time of filing. GN-3810.DOC Notice to Ward of Request to Transfer Guardianship to Wi sconsi n GN-3810.PDF GN-3840.DOC Notice to Intere sted Persons of Request to Transfer Guardianship to GN-3840.PDF Wisconsin Please see Sec. 54.38, Wis. Stats. regarding your responsibility to give Notice to all interested parties. You file Certified copies of guardianship documents from the other state (Letters/Order) to be attached to the Petition GN-3820.DOC Notice to Foreign Court of Request to Transfer Guardianship to Wisconsin GN-3820.PDF and Request for Certification and Copie s Note: Petitioner to transmit this form to the other state along with Wisconsin State Form GN-3830, Certification on Request to Transfer Guardianship to Wisconsin. The other state (foreign jurisdiction) has 30 days from the date on the Notice to provide the Certification and other documents to the Wisconsin court. GN-3120.DOC Affidavit of Personal Service (on Ward) GN-3120.PDF GN-3120.DOC Affidavit of Personal Service (on each interested person) GN-3120.PDF GN-3160.DOC Report of Guardian ad Litem GN-3160.PDF Due within 30 days of being appointed. GN-3140.DOC Statement of Acts by Proposed Guardian and Consent to Serve as GN-3140.PDF Guardian GN-3880.DOC Order on Petition for Receipt and Acceptance of Foreign Guardianship to GN-3880.PDF Transfer Guardianship to Wi sconsin HEARING: No hearing is required on the Petition to trans fer. A hearing is only required when the following is filed: GN-3850 - Motion for Hearing on Petition to Trans fer Guardianship to Wisconsin/Notice of Hearing GN-3860 - Motion for Stay of Proceeding on Request to Transfer Guardians hip to Wisconsin GN-3880 – Order on Motion for Stay of Proceedings on Request to Transfer Guardians hip to Wisconsin PROTECTIVE PLACEMENT: If protective placement is also required, you must file a separate set of documents. Please use our office Guideline to find the appropriate State forms to file for prot ective plac ement. Phone: (262) 335-4334 Washington County Courthouse Justice Center, Room 3135 Fax: (262) 306-2224 432 East Washington Street Office Hours: Office Website: P.O. Bo x 82 Monday – Friday www.co.washington.wi.us/pjc West Bend, WI 53095-0082 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.