Guardians, please review the administrative order signed by Judge Herman regarding temporary changes to guardians’ visits of their wards who reside in facilities that are prohibiting in-person visits in response to COVID-19.

Peace Officers Who Have Arrested or Detained a Ward of this Court

Any peace officer who arrests or detains a person currently under guardianship in this Court has a statutory duty to notify the Probate Court of the person’s arrest or detention. Peace officers can provide notice to this Court by submitting a summary email to [email protected].

Instructions for Guardians

For Annual Reports

  • Annual Report of the Person (updated 10/17/2018)
  • Annual Report of the Person (do not print this version if you are going to fill out the form completely by hand; use the pdf version instead) (updated 10/17/2018)
  • Probate Court's Representative Payee Report- Use this document as an attachment to the Annual Report when
    1. there is no Guardian of the Estate and
    2. the Guardian of the Person is the Ward's Representative Payee for Social Security funds.
  • Income & Expenses Worksheet - Use this document as an attachment to the Annual Report when
    1. there is no Guardian of the Estate and
    2. the Guardian of the Person is managing funds of the Ward pursuant to Court order other than Social Security funds

For Annual and Final Accounts

Miscellaneous documents

Guardianship Visitor Volunteer Program

The Court Visitor Volunteer Program

For information about guardianship hearings, see the Hearings and Jury Trials page.

Probate Court

courthouse

Travis County Courthouse

1000 Guadalupe
Room 217
Austin, TX 78701

Mailing address

P.O. Box 1748
Austin, TX 78767

(512) 854-9258
Fax: (512) 854-4418

Hours: M-F, 8:00-12:00 & 1:00-5:00

Court staff

Probate Court's YouTube Channel

Directions to the Travis County Courthouse.

TAX RATE: TRAVIS COUNTY ADOPTED A TAX RATE THAT WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR'S TAX RATE. THE TAX RATE WILL EFFECTIVELY BE RAISED BY 3.6 PERCENT AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $11.00.
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