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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 12/2023)
  • 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

travis county probate courthouse

Probate Court No.1
200 W. 8th St.
Second Floor
Austin, TX 78701
Phone
(512) 854-9258

Probate Court No.2
200 W. 8th St.
Fourth Floor
Austin, TX 78701
Phone
(512) 854-5512

Mailing address
P.O. Box 1748
Austin, TX 78767

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

Court staff

Directions to the Travis County Courthouse

 

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