The Petition is to be filed in the county in which:

  1. the Respondent (the person you believe to be incapacitated) lives when the Petition is filed, OR
  2. a will nominating the guardian was or could be probated, OR
  3. an incapacitated person is admitted to a facility pursuant to a Court order.

You can find the right court by town name by going to Where do I file?  

There are no filing fees for guardianship petitions. 

There is a fee for the citation which is used for notice of the filing of the petition.

There may be a cost for service of process.

If you are appointed Guardian, one copy of the "letters of appointment" will be provided to you. Additional "letters of appointment" are $25 each.