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How is a guardianship proceeding initiated?

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A guardianship proceeding is initiated by filing two different petitions with the court. The first petition is a petition to determine incapacity in which you ask the court to make a determination that the AIP which is the alleged incapacitated person is mentally incapacitated. The other petition that is filed and when initiating a guardianship petition is a petition for appointment of guardian in which the petitioner asks the court to appoint them as the guardian over the alleged incapacitated person.

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