It’s free to ask the Family Court to appoint, declare or remove a guardian or settle disputes between guardians. You may need to pay some of the costs for:
This is called a Cost Contribution Order.
Appointment of additional guardian by parents [PDF, 193 KB]
Fill in this form when you and the other parent or the testamentary guardian want to appoint a new partner as an additional guardian.
Declaration of parent (or testamentary guardian) of the child [PDF, 34 KB]
You and the other parent or the testamentary guardian also need to fill in this form if you want to appoint a new partner as an additional guardian.
Declaration of the proposed additional guardian of the child [PDF, 25 KB]
The new partner should fill in this form if they want to be appointed as an additional guardian.
They also need to include a copy of their criminal record
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