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Clerks must issue expiring Letters of Guardianship.
Letters may be valid for up to 5 years.
Guardians may not act without valid Letters of Guardianship.
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For specific information about mandatory training, call (360) 704-4081 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Within 90 days of appointment:
Within 120 days of appointment:
Click here for mandatory court forms that are available to download.
Letters of Guardianship and Letters in Probate Cases can be easily accessed from the Clerk’s website. Click here to access these forms.
Guardians can be sanctioned. If a guardian fails to file the intermediate report or account, or fails to appear at a review hearing, the Court has the authority to schedule a contempt hearing; appoint a guardian ad litem; require the guardian to attend training; remove the guardian; appoint a successor guardian; or take other action as the Court deems just and equitable.
Forms to file a Guardianship Complaint can be found here.
The Superior Court Designee for Guardianship Complaints is the Clerk of the Court.
If you want more information about the law on complaints, see RCW 11.88.120.