Guardian of Adult Qualifications & Affidavits

For guardianships of adults established after March 1, 2018, the proposed guardian must complete the requirements of Rule 59 of the North Dakota Supreme Court Administrative Rules & Orders. The proposed guardian must complete the requirements BEFORE the court will finalize the appointment as guardian.

For active guardianships of adults established before March 1, 2018, the current guardian must complete the requirements of Rule 59 before March 1, 2020.

(The requirements of Rule 59 do not apply to emergency guardians appointed under N.D.C.C. 30.1-28-10.1.)

Administrative Rule 59 Guardian of Adult Qualifications and Requirements

Proposed Guardian Affidavit Forms

(Guardian not yet appointed; Complete Rule 59 requirements BEFORE court will appoint)

Current Guardian Affidavit Forms

(Guardian already appointed by the court; Complete Rule 59 requirements before March 1, 2020)


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