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Summons For Appointment Of Guardian For Disabled Person Notice Of Rights Of Respondent {PR-SUM1}

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTY-SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT McHENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS Probate Division IN THE MATTER OF ) ) ) ) ) ) Case Number_______________________________ ______________________________________________ Respondent SUMMONS FOR APPOINTMENT OF GUARDIAN FOR DISABLED PERSON NOTICE OF RIGHTS OF RESPONDENTS To:_______________________________________ Address:________________________________________ _______________________________________________ You have been named as a respondent in a guardianship petition asking that you be declared a disabled person. If the Court grants the petition, a guardian will be appointed for you. A copy of the guardianship petition is attached for your convenience. a) The date and time of the hearing are ___________________________________, 20______, at __________. b) The place where the hearing will occur is Room__________________ of the McHenry County Government Center, located at 2200 N. Seminary Avenue, Woodstock, Illinois 60098. c) The Judge assigned to your case is _____________________________________________________________. If a guardian is appointed for you, the guardian may be given the right to make all important personal decisions for you, such as where you may live, what medical treatment you may receive, what places you may visit, and who may visit you. A guardian may also be given the right to control and manage your money and other property, including your home, if you own one. You may lose the right to make these decisions for yourself. YOU HAVE THE FOLLOWING LEGAL RIGHTS: 1) You have the right to be present at the Court hearing. 2) You have a right to be represented by a lawyer, either one that you retain, or one appointed by the Judge. 3) You have the right to ask for a jury of six persons to hear your case. 4) You have the right to present evidence to the Court and to confront and cross-examine witnesses. 5) You have the right to ask the Judge to appoint an independent expert to examine you and give an opinion about your need for a guardian. 6) You have the right to ask that the Court hearing be closed to the public. 7) You have the right to tell the Court whom you prefer to have for your guardian. You do not have to attend the court hearing if you do not want to be there. If you do not attend, the Judge may appoint a guardian if the Judge finds that a guardian would be of benefit to you. The hearing will not be postponed or cancelled if you do not attend. IT IS VERY IMPORTANT THAT YOU ATTEND THE HEARING IF YOU DO NOT WANT A GUARDIAN OR IF YOU WANT SOMEONE OTHER THAN THE PERSON NAMED IN THE GUARDIANSHIP PETITION TO BE YOUR GUARDIAN. IF YOU DO NOT WANT A GUARDIAN, OR IF YOU HAVE ANY OTHER PROBLEMS, YOU SHOULD CONTACT AN ATTORNEY OR COME TO COURT AND TELL THE JUDGE. PR-SUM1: Revised 12/01/06 Page 1 of 2 Disabled Guardianship American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkflow.com TO THE OFFICER: This summons must be served on the alleged disabled person personally not later than fourteen (14) days before the day for appearance. The summons must be returned by the officer, or other person to whom it was given for service, with endorsement of service and fees, if any, immediately after service and not less than three (3) days before the day for appearance. If service cannot be made on the alleged disabled person personally, this summons shall be returned so endorsed. Witness__________________________________, 20___ _______________________________________________ Clerk of Court STATE of ILLINOIS COUNTY of McHENRY ) ) SS ) AFFIDAVIT OF SERVICE I, _______________________________________________________, being first duly sworn on oath, depose and state that service of Summons for Appointment of Guardian for Disabled Person/Notice of Rights to Respondents and Petition for Appointment of Guardian for Disabled Person, the original of which is presently on file with the Clerk of the Circuit Court was made on: ________________________________________, the ____________ day of ________________________, 20___ at approximately _____________________________ m., in the following manner: (a) By handing a copy thereof to the within named___________________________________________________, who is M / F, race ____________________________, of the approximate age of ______________, being at the address of _________________________________________________________________________________ (b) By leaving a copy of the document with _________________________________________________________ at the usual place of abode of said Respondent at the following address:________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________ with a person of said Respondent's family or who regularly resides with said Respondent and who stated that he regularly resides with said Respondent, of the age of 13 years or above, who is M / F, race______________, of the approximate age of ___________ years, and informing such person of the contents thereof, and also by sending through the United States mail, by depositing in the United States Post Office at __________________ ________________________, Illinois, on the _____________ day of ____________________________, 20__ a copy thereof, in a sealed envelope with postage fully prepaid, addressed to the Respondent at such usual place of abode. (c) Other Service:______________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________ The fee for the above service is $_______________________ ________________________________________ Signature SUBSCRIBED and SWORN to before me this ____________________________________20_________ _______________________________________________ NOTARY PUBLIC PR-SUM1: Revised 12/01/06 Page 2 of 2 Disabled Guardianship American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkflow.com

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