Jul. 23, 2014
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Probate Division

Probate Court Services is a specialized unit that handles investigations related to conservatorships, emancipation of a minor, freedom from parental control. guardianships, marriage permission for minors, and stepparent adoptions.

Conservatorships

Appointment of a person to oversee the finances and/or the care of an older adult or a developmentally disabled adult who cannot take care of him-/herself.

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Emancipation of a Minor

Freeing a child from the control of a parent and giving the child some rights as an adult

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Freedom from Parental Custody and Control

A process by which a parents rights can be terminated so an adoption proceeding can occur.

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Guardianships

Appointment of a person to oversee the finances and/or the care of a child whose parents are unable to care of the child.

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Marriage Permission for Minors

Anyone under 18 wishing to marry must have the approval of your parents and a court order.

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Step-Parent Adoptions

A legal process in which one legal parent has custody of a minor and the stepmother or stepfather is seeking to become the legal parent of the child.

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Family Court Services staff is unable to provide legal advice. We can however provide you with information about our services. If you have questions, please call 209-754-9890.

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