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FOR CLERK'S USE ONLY SUPERIOR COURT OF ARIZONA MOHAVE COUNTY Case No. ____________________________ In the Matter of the Guardianship and/or Conservatorship of ORDER OF APPOINTMENT OF A PERMANENT GUARDIAN AND/OR CONSERVATOR OF A MINOR ___________________________________ A Minor The Court has read the sworn or affirmed "Petition for Permanent Appointment of a Guardian and/or Conservator of a Minor" and held a hearing to determine whether the Court should enter the Order requested in the Petition. THE COURT FINDS: 1. 2. Petitioner is entitled to file said Petition under A.R.S. §14-5303(A) & §14-5404(A) Petitioner has given "Notice of Hearing" as required by law, or all interested parties have waived Notice of Hearing. Venue in this county is proper. GUARDIANSHIP AND/OR CONSERVATORSHIP: a.) b.) c.) The above-captioned person is an unmarried minor born on______________________. All parental rights of legal decision making have been terminated or suspended by written consent of the parent(s), prior court order, or other circumstances. No guardian of the minor has been appointed by Will or any Order of any Court, and no other proceedings for the appointment of a guardian are pending in any other Court. Appointment of a conservator is necessary because the minor owns money or property that requires management or protection which cannot otherwise be provided or has or may have business affairs which may be jeopardized or prevented by his or her minority, or the minor needs funds for his or her education and protection is necessary or desirable to obtain or provide funds. A criminal background check has been reviewed and the Court has concluded that it contains nothing to prevent the appointment; or No fingerprints or background report was required. _________________________________ is qualified to serve as guardian and/or conservator for the minor. 3. 4. d.) e.) f.) Revised: 1/1/2013 Page 1 of 3 American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com Case No.______________________________ IT IS, THEREFORE, ORDERED that: (Check the boxes that apply) 1. APPOINTMENT OF GUARDIAN AND/OR CONSERVATOR: The Court appoints: NAME: ________________________________ as permanent guardian and/or conservator for the minor(s) named in the caption above. 2. BOND: The guardian and/or conservator will serve without bond, restricted letters to issue to him or her upon acceptance of the appointment, OR Bond is set in the amount of $_______________________. 3. FUNDS: The minor's funds are to be deposited in this jurisdiction, in a federally insured, interest bearing account titled "The Estate of _____________________________(name of minor), by ______________________________(name of conservator), Conservator." RESTRICTED ACCOUNT: The account is to be restricted, and no withdrawal of principal or interest shall be permitted by the depository except upon receipt of a certified copy of an Order of this Court authorizing the withdrawal. REINVESTMENT: The depository may, however, permit reinvestment of the funds within the depository without further Order of the Court so long as the funds remain restricted in the same institution, at the same branch. PROOF OF RESTRICTED ACCOUNT: The conservator may only hold funds in a depository which agrees to be bound by the terms of this Order and to make written proof of its agreement to be bound, including such proof of the account, the account number, the amount of the deposit, the notarized signature of the depository branch manager, and the agreement not to permit any withdrawal unless it is first provided with a certified copy of this Court's Order permitting the withdrawal. ESTABLISHING RESTRICTED ACCOUNT: The conservator or attorney for the minor or attorney for the conservator is responsible for establishing the restricted account and filing the proof required by this Order with the Court within 30 days of this Order. RESTRICTED LETTERS: Upon entry of the Order, Letters of Guardianship and/or Conservatorship of a Minor shall be issued by the Clerk of the Court, WITHOUT RESTRICTION, OR SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING RESTRICTIONS: ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ 9. ACCEPTANCE OF LETTERS: The guardian and/or conservator shall sign the Acceptance of the Letters under oath, and file the Acceptance with the Clerk of the Court. ANNUAL REPORT OF GUARDIAN: The guardian shall report to the Court in writing on the status of the minor and the need to continue the guardianship at least annually by: __________________(Date) as required by A.R.S. §14-5315, by filing the required form with the Clerk of the Court. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 10. Revised: 1/1/2013 Page 2 of 3 American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com Case No.______________________________ 11. ANNUAL ACCOUNTING OF CONSERVATOR: The conservator shall report to the Court for the administration of the protected person's property by filing an accounting on or before ___________________and every year thereafter and must petition the Court for approval of the annual accounting as required by A.R.S. §14-5319 OR, Annual Accounting is waived and is not required to be filed with the court. 12. CHANGE OF ADDRESS: The guardian and/or conservator shall immediately notify the Court in writing of any change in the address of himself or herself or of the minor and shall be responsible for all costs resulting from failure to do so. OTHER DUTIES UNDER THE LAW: The duties of the guardian and/or conservator as required by Arizona law and as set forth in this Order of Appointment and the Order to Guardian and/or Conservators and Acknowledgement shall continue until the minor turns 18 or until the guardian and/or conservator is discharged from these duties by Order of this Court. The guardian and or conservator should still petition the Court to officially terminate his or her duties when the minor turns 18 or if the guardianship and/or conservatorship otherwise terminated by operation of law. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED setting this matter for internal review to determine compliance by the person appointed with this Order on: ____________/__________, Month Day 20____, at _____________. Time 13. 14. "WARNING: THIS APPOINTMENT IS NOT EFFECTIVE UNTIL THE LETTERS OF APPOINTMENT HAVE BEEN ISSUED B