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Constitutional County Court Frequently Asked Questions

  • Accountings

    • How do I close a Guardianship of the person, a Guardianship of the Estate, and a Dependent Administration?

    • Is there a form for an annual account or an annual report ?

    • What is the difference between an Annual Account and an Annual Report?

    • When does an annual account have to be filed in a guardianship?

    • When does an annual account have to be filed in an administration?

  • Decendent's Estates

    • How long can an estate remain open?

    • How long do I have to probate a will?

    • What is "muniment of title"?

    • When is the inventory due?

    • Where do I get forms to file an Application for Probate?

  • General

    • Does the Court accept fax filings?

    • What are the contact numbers for County Court?

    • What are the filing fees for?

    • What days of the week does the Court hold hearings?

    • Where can I review a file or recently filed documents?

    • Where do I complain if I'm not satisfied with the way my attorney is handling the case?

  • Guardianships

    • Do I need an attorney to represent me in a Guardianship?

    • How long does it take to put a guardianship in place?

    • What are Letters of Guardianship?

    • What is the difference between Guardian of the person and Guardian of the estate?

    • When are guardianship hearings usually heard and how do I get a setting?

    • When will an attorney ad litem be appointed in a guardianship?

    • Where do I get forms to file an Application for Guardianship?

  • Mental Health

    • What is mental illness?

    • What process do I follow to have someone committed?