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Fees and Forms Information

A complete list of local and state forms, as well as all court fees, is provided here.

Forms and Filing

Court forms and a list of court forms may be obtained free of charge:

  • Online. View, complete, and print court forms:
  • In person. The Probate clerk's office is located on the 1st floor, 700 Civic Center Drive West, Santa Ana, CA 92701.
  • By mail. Send your written request, including a self-addressed, stamped return envelope with sufficient postage. List the form number or the exact title of the form in your request.

All forms must be legibly typewritten or printed before they are presented to the clerk for filing.

When filing your documents with the clerk of court, you will need to present an original and one copy of each form along with a self-addressed, stamped envelope. The original will remain with the court and the copy will be conformed and returned to you.

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Probate Forms List

Local Forms on the list below are indicated with the letter L before the Form #

Some Forms are available in Chinese, Korean, Spanish, and Vietnamese.

The court may accept documents only in English.

Form # Form Title
L-80 * Packet - Fee Waiver
L-0641 * Packet - Guardianship
GC-505 Forms You Need to Ask the Court to Appoint a Guardian of the Person
GC-510 What is "Proof of Service" in a Guardianship
GC-210 Petition for Appointment of Guardian of Minor
GC-210(CA) Guardianship Petition - Child Information Attachement
GC-211 Consent of Proposed Guardian, Nomination of Guardian, and Consent to Appointment of
Guardian and Waiver of Notice
GC-212 Confidential Guardian Screening Form
FL-105/GC-120 Declaration Under Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA)
GC-240 Order Appointing Guardian of Minor
GC-248 Duties of Guardian
GC-250 Letters of Guardianship
L-984 * Packet - LPS Conservator Reappointment
L-720 * Packet - Media Request
L-126 * Packet - Minors Compromise
L-316 * Packet - Publication of Notice of Hearing Packet
L-642 * Packet - Temporary Guardianship
EJ-001 Abstract of Judgment
GC-400(AP) / GC-405(AP) Additional Property Received During Period of Account—Standard and Simplified Accounts
MC-350EX Action or Disposition of Proceeds of Judgment for Minor or Person with a Disability
L-1116 Newspapers of General Circulation (Adjudicated)
L-2527 Affidavit of Identity and Order
DE-305 Affidavit Re Real Property of Small Value ($50,000 or less)
DE-174 Allowance or Rejection of Creditor's Claim
ADOPT-320 Answer to Request to: Enforce Change End Contact After Adoption Agreement
APP-003 Appellant's Notice Designating Record on Appeal
AT-138 Application and Order for Appearance and Examination
CIV-010 Application and Order for Appointment of Guardian Ad Litem (Civil)
L-254 Application and Order for Publication of Summons or Citation
FW-002 Application for Waiver of Additional Court Fees and Costs
FW-001 Application for Waiver of Court Fees and Costs
GC-313 Attachment Requesting Special Orders re Dementia
GC-335A Attachment to Form GC335 - Capacity Declaration - Conservatorship; Only for (Proposed) Conservatee with Dementia
ICWA-030(A) Attachment to Notice of Child Custody Proceeding for Indian Child (Indian Child Welfare Act)
GC-341(MA) Attachment to Notice of Conservatee's Rights
GC-042(MA) Attachment to Notice of Filing of Inventory and Appraisal and How to Object to the Inventory or the Appraised Value of Property
DE-120(PA)/
GC-020(PA)
Attachment to Notice of Hearing - Proof of Personal Service
DE-121 Attachment to Notice of Petition to Administer Estate—Proof of Service by Mail
GC-080(MA) Attachment to Post-Move Notice of Change of Residence of Conservatee or Ward
GC-079(MA) Attachment to Pre-Move Notice of Proposed Change of Personal Residence of Conservatee or Ward
L-525 Bench Warrant
GC-335 Capacity Declaration-Conservatorship
GC-400(PH)(1)/
GC-405(PH)(1)
Cash Assets on Hand at Beginning of Account Period—Standard and Simplified Accounts
GC-400(E)(1) /
GC-405(E)(1)
Cash Assets on Hand at End of Account Period—Standard and Simplified Accounts
L-849 Certificate of Due Diligence
GC-080 Change of Residence Notice
DE-122 Citation (Probate) and Proof of Service
GC-320 Citation for Conservatorship Fl-835
L-835 Civil Subpoena (Duces Tecum) for Personal Appearance and Production of Documents and Things at Trial or Hearing and Declaration (Pre-issued)
SUBP-002 Civil Subpoena (Duces Tecum) for Personal Appearance and Production of Documents and Things at Trial or Hearing and Declaration
L-1226 Civil Subpoena for Personal Appearance at Trial or Hearing (Pre-issued)
SUBP-001 Civil Subpoena for Personal Appearance at Trial or Hearing
GC-314 Confidential Conservator Screening Form
GC-212 Confidential Guardian Screening Form
GC-251 Confidential Guardianship Status Report
MC-120 Confidential Reference List of Identifiers
DE-147S Confidential Statement of Birth Date and Drivers License Number (Supplement to Duties and Liabilities of Personal Representative)
GC-312 Confidential Supplemental Information (Probate Conservatorship)
GC-211 Consent of Guardian Nomination and Waiver of Notice
ADOPT-310 Contact After Adoption Agreement
L-696 Copy Request
L-1149 Court Requirements for Publication of Notice of Hearing to Non-Petitioning Parent
DE-172 Creditor's Claim
L-478 Declaration and Order Dispensing with Notice to Alleged Natural Father
L-15 Declaration and Order for Writ of Execution-Family Law/Probate
L-905 Declaration for the Removal of First Designated Probate Referee & Order Designating Probate Referee [Probate Code Sec. 8924 (a)(2)]
L-292 Declaration in Support of Motion re Disqualification of Judge (C.C.P. 170.6)
MC-360A Declaration in Support of Petition to Establish fact, Time, and Place of Death
MC-361A Declaration in Support of Petition to Establish Fact, Time, and Place of Birth
MC-362A Declaration in Support of Petition to Establish Fact, Time, and Place of Marriage
MC-310 Declaration of Emancipation of Minor after Hearing
NC-110G Declaration of Guardian - Supplemental Attachment to Petition for Change of Name (Form NC-100)
L-1059 Declaration of Lost Writ
NC-210 Declaration of Physician - Attachment to Petition (Change of Name and Gender/Change of Gender)
GC-006 Declaration of Private Professional Conservator or Guardian—Continuing Education
GC-005 Declaration of Private Professional Conservator or Guardian—Qualifications
L-921 Declaration RE: Eligibility for Expedited Calendar
FL-105
GC120
Instructions
Declaration Under Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA) ( Instructions )
FL-105
GC120
Declaration Under Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA)
MC-030 Declaration
L-1257 Deposition Subpoena for Personal Appearance (Pre-issued)
L-1259 Deposition Subpoena for Personal Appearance and Production of Documents and Things (Pre-issued)
SUBP-020 Deposition Subpoena for Personal Appearance and Production of Documents and Things
SUBP-015 Deposition Subpoena for Personal Appearance
L-1258 Deposition Subpoena for Production of Business Records (Pre-issued)
SUBP-010 Deposition Subpoena for Production of Business Records
GC-355 Determination of Conservatee's Appropriate Level of Care
GC-400(DIST) /
GC-405(DIST)
Distributions to Conservatee or Ward—Standard and Simplified Accounts
DE-147 Duties and Liabilities of Personal Representative and Acknowledgment of Receipt
GC-348 Duties of Conservator and Acknowledgment of Receipt of Handbook
GC-248 Duties of Guardian and Acknowledgment of Receipt
MC-315 Emancipated Minor's Application to California Department of Motor Vehicles
MC-306 Emancipation of Minor - Income and Expense Declaration
MC-301 Emancipation Pamphlet
L-317 Ex Parte Application For Order For Publication Of Notice Of Hearing To Non-petitioning Parent
DE-275
GC-075
Ex Parte Petition for Approval of Sale of Personal Property and Order
DE-270
GC-070
Ex Parte Petition for Authority to Sell Securities and Order
L-906 Ex Parte Petition for Designation of a Requested Probate Referee and Order Thereon (Probate Code Sec. 8921)
DE-295 Ex Parte Petition for Final Discharge and Order
L-903 Ex Parte Petition for Order Permitting Conservator to Liquidate Estate of Deceased Conservatee and Order Thereon (Probate Code Sec. 2631)
L-904 Ex Parte Petition for Order Permitting Guardian to Liquidate Estate of Deceased Ward and Order Thereon (Probate Code Sec. 2631)
L-754 Ex Parte Petition for Order Re-Transfer of Money Belonging to Minor & Order
L-890 Ex Parte Petition to Dispense with Accounts and Order Thereon
L-1114 Ex Parte Worksheet
MC-005 Facsimile Transmission Cover Sheet (Fax Filing)
L-80-COVER Fee Waiver Cover Page
L-481 Findings and Order of Court
GC-205 Guardianship Pamphlet
GC-210(CA) Guardianship Petition--Child Information Attachment
  Handbook for Conservators
FL-150 Income and Expense Declaration (Family Law)
ICWA-010(A) Indian Child Inquiry Attachment
L-1018 Information - File Retention Timeframes
APP-001 Information on Appeal Procedures for Unlimited Cases
L-1172 Information Sheet - Legal Resources
L-1115 Information Sheet for Minors Compromise and for Compromise for Adult Incompetents
ICWA-005-INFO Information Sheet on Indian Child Inquiry Attachment and Notice of Child Custody Proceeding for Indian Child
FW-001-INFO Information Sheet on Waiver of Court Fees and Costs
FW-001-INST Instructions - Application for Waiver of Court Fees and Costs
FW-003-INST Instructions - Order on Application for Waiver of Court Fees and Costs
DE-161
GC-041
Inventory and Appraisement Attachment No.:
DE-160
GC-040
Inventory and Appraisement
L-1113 Joint Case Management Statement Trial Setting/Evaluation Conference
ADOPT-325 Judge's Order to Enforce Change End Contact after Adoption Agreement
GC-350 Letters of Conservatorship
GC-250 Letters of Guardianship
GC-150 Letters of Temporary Guardianship or Conservatorship
DE-150 Letters
L-984 LPS - Conservatorship Reappointment Instructions
L-LPS4 LPS - Declaration of Service
L-LPS2 LPS - Declaration Physician's or Qualified Licensed Psychologist's Conservatorship Re-evaluation
L-LPS3 LPS - Notice of Hearing on Petition for Reappointment of Conservator
L-LPS5 LPS - Order Reappointing Conservator
L-LPS1 LPS - Petition for Reappointment of Conservator
MC-500 Media Request to Photograph Record or Broadcast
MC-012 Memorandum of Costs After Judgment Acknowledgment of Credit and Declaration of Accrued Interest
GC-400(NI) Net Income From a Trade or Business—Standard Account
GC-400(NL) Net Loss From a Trade or Business—Standard Account
GC-400(PH)(2) /
GC-405(PH)(2)
Non-Cash Assets on Hand at Beginning of Account Period—Standard and Simplified Accounts
GC-400(E)(2) / GC-405(E)(2) Non-Cash Assets on Hand at End of Account Period —Standard and Simplified Accounts
APP-002 Notice of Appeal/Cross Appeal
MC-040 Notice of Change of Address and Telephone Number
ICWA-030 Notice of Child Custody Proceeding for Indian Child
GC-341 Notice of Conservatee's Rights
ICWA-040 Notice of Designation of Tribal Representative and Notice of Intervention in a Court Proceeding Involving an Indian Child
CIV-120 Notice of Entry of Dismissal and Proof of Service
GC-042 Notice of Filing of Inventory and Appraisal and How to Object to the Inventory or the Appraised Value of Property
DE-120 Notice of Hearing (Probate)
MC-305 Notice of Hearing - Emancipation of Minor
L-937 Notice of Hearing to Non-Petitioning Parent
GC-020 Notice of Hearing
MC-051 Notice of Motion and Motion to Be Relieved as Counsel-Civil
ICWA-050 Notice of Petition and Petition to Transfer Case Involving an Indian Child to Tribal Jurisdiction
DE-121 Notice of Petition to Administer Estate
DE-165 Notice of Proposed Action Independent Administration of Estate Act
GC-050 Notice of Taking Possession or Control of an Asset of Minor or Conservatee
L-1146 Notice of Transfer of Estate Planning Documents
FW-005 Notice of Waiver of Court Fees and Costs
DE-157 Notice to Creditors
GC-045 Objections to Inventory and Appraisal of Conservator or Guardian
DE-351 / GC-101 Order Appointing Guardian Ad Litem - Probate
GC-240 Order Appointing Guardian of Minor
GC-340 Order Appointing Probate Conservator
GC-140 Order Appointing Temporary Guardian or Conservator
GC-141 Order Appointing Temporary Conservator
MC-351 Order Approving Compromise of Claim
GC-385 Order Authorizing Conservator to Give Consent for Medical Treatment
DE-265 / GC-065 Order Confirming Sale of Real Property
L-42 Order Designating Probate Referee
DE-315 Order Determining Succession to Real Property (Estates of $150,000 or less)
GC-021 Order Dispensing with Notice
GC-090 Order Fixing Residence Outside the State of California
ADOPT-331 Order for Appointment of Confidential Intermediary
DE-140 Order for Probate
L-0318 Order For Publication Of Notice Of Hearing To Non-petitioning Parent
MC-358 Order for Withdrawal of Funds from Blocked Account
L-0153 Order for Withdrawal of Funds
FW-004 Order on Application for Waiver of Additional Court Fees and Costs
FW-003 Order on Application for Waiver of Court Fees and Costs
MC-510 Order on Media Request to Permit Coverage
ICWA-060 Order on Petition to Transfer Case Involving an Indian Child to Tribal Jurisdiction
DE-200
GC-022
Order Prescribing Notice (Probate)
L-0738 Order Re Deposit of Minor's Funds (Probate Code 3412(a) & 3413 (a) (Probate Department - EX-PARTE)
GC-260 Order Terminating Guardianship
L-0880 Order to Deposit Money and Receipt of Depository (Minor)
L-0732 Order to Deposit Money and Receipt of Depository (Probate)
MC-355 Order to Deposit Money into Blocked Account
NC-220 Order to Show Cause for Change of Name and Gender
NC-120 Order to Show Cause for Change of Name
GC-400(OCH) /
GC-405(OCH)
Other Charges—Standard and Simplified Accounts
GC-400(OCR) /
GC-405(OCR)
Other Credits—Standard and Simplified Accounts
ADOPT-225 Parent of Indian Child Agrees to End Parental Rights
ICWA-020 Parental Notification of Indian Status
DE-350
GC-100
Petition and Order for Appointment of Guardian Ad Litem under the Probate Code
GC-210 Petition for Appointment of Guardian of Minor
GC-210(P) Petition for Appointment of Guardian of the Person
GC-310 Petition for Appointment of Probate Conservator
GC-110(P) Petition for Appointment of Temporary Guardian of The Person
GC-110 Petition for Appointment of Temporary Guardian or Conservator
L-0069 Petition for Authority to Withdraw Funds Deposited Pursuant to Court Order
MC-300 Petition for Declaration of Emancipation of Minor
GC-380 Petition for Exclusive Authority to Give Consent for Medical Treatment
L-0735 Petition for Order Re: Deposit of Money Belonging to a Minor (Prob. Code 3410 et seq.)(Probate Department)
DE-111 Petition for Probate
GC-255 Petition for Termination of Guardianship
MC-357 Petition for Withdrawal of Funds from Blocked Account
MC-265 Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus - LPS Act
MC-270 Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus - Penal Commitment
MC-350 Petition to Approve Compromise of Claim
L-0479 Petition to Determine Parental Rights of Alleged Natural Father and to Determine Necessity of Consent (Family Code Sec. 7662)
DE-310 Petition to Determine Succession to Real Property (Estates of $150K or less)
MC-360 Petition to Establish Fact, Time, and Place of Death
MC-361 Petition to Establish Fact, Time, and Place of Birth
MC-362 Petition to Establish Fact, Time, and Place of Marriage
GC-085 Petition to Fix Residence Outside the State of California
L-0930 Pleading Paper
GC-079 Pre-Move Notice of Proposed Change of Personal Residence of Conservatee or Ward
L-LPPCCMP Private Professional Conservator's Care & Management Plan
L-0907 Probate Referee's Report of Status of Appraisal (Probate Code Sec. 8940)
DE-135 Proof of Holographic Instrument
DE-120(P) Proof of Personal Service of Notice of Hearing - Decedent's Estate or Trust
GC-020(P) Proof of Personal Service of Notice of Hearing - Guardianship or Conservatorship
NC-121 Proof of Service of Order to Show Cause
POS-010 Proof of Service of Summons
L-0255 Proof of Service
DE-131 Proof of Subscribing Witness
MC-356 Receipt and Acknowledgment of Order for the Deposit of Money into Blocked Account
DE-260
GC-060
Report of Sale and Petition for Order Confirming Sale of Real Property
L-1013 Request and Order to File New Litigation by Vexatious Litigant
MC-410 Request for Accommodations by Persons with Disabilities and Order
ADOPT-330 Request for Appointment of Confidential Intermediary
CIV-110 Request for Dismissal
CIV-100 Request For Entry Of Default (Application to Enter Default)
L-1148 Request for Probate Notes by Mail
L-0006 Request For Record Search
L-1310 Request For Release Of Confidential Adoption Information And Order
DE-154
GC-035
Request for Special Notice
ADOPT-315 Request to: Enforce-Change-End Contact After Adoption Agreement
GC-400(A)(C) Schedule A and C Receipts and Disbursements Worksheet—Standard Account
GC-400(A)(1) Schedule A Receipts Dividends—Standard Account
GC-400(A)(2) Schedule A Receipts Interest—Standard Account
GC-400(A)(6) Schedule A Receipts Other Receipts—Standard Account
GC-400(A)(3) Schedule A Receipts Pensions Annuities and Other Regular Periodic Payments—Standard Account
GC-400(A)(4) Schedule A Receipts Rent—Standard Account
GC-400(A)(5) Schedule A Receipts Social Security Veterans’ Benefits Other Public Benefits—Standard Account
GC-405(A) Schedule A Receipts—Simplified Account
GC-400(B) /
GC-405(B)
Schedule B Gains on Sales—Standard and Simplified Accounts
GC-400(C)(1) Schedule C Disbursements Conservatee’s Caregiver Expenses—Standard Account
GC-400(C)(2) Schedule C Disbursements Conservatee’s Residential or Long-Term Care Facility Living Expenses—Standard Account
GC-400(C)(4) Schedule C Disbursements Fiduciary and Attorney Fees—Standard Account
GC-400(C)(5) Schedule C Disbursements General Administration Expenses—Standard Account
GC-400(C)(6) Schedule C Disbursements Investment Expenses—Standard Account
GC-400(C)(7) Schedule C Disbursements Living Expenses—Standard Account
GC-400(C)(8) Schedule C Disbursements Medical Expenses—Standard Account
GC-400(C)(11) Schedule C Disbursements Other Expenses—Standard Account
GC-400(C)(9) Schedule C Disbursements Property Sale Expenses—Standard Account
GC-400(C)(10) Schedule C Disbursements Rental Property Expenses—Standard Account
GC-400(C)(3) Schedule C Disbursements Ward’s Education Expenses—Standard Account
GC-405(C) Schedule C Disbursements—Simplified Account
GC-400(D) /
GC-405(D)
Schedule D Losses on Sales—Standard and Simplified Accounts
GC-400(F) /
GC-405(F)
Schedule F Changes in Form of Assets—Standard and Simplified Accounts
GC-400(G) /
GC-405(G)
Schedule G Liabilities at End of Account Period—Standard and Simplified Accounts
L-1112 Settlement Conference Statement
DE-226 Spousal Property Order (Probate)
DE-221 Spousal Property Petition
L-0200 Stipulation for Court Commissioner to Act as Temporary Judge for All Purposes
MC-050 Substitution of Attorney - Civil (Without Court Order)
GC-400(SUM) /
GC-405(SUM)
Summary of Account—Standard and Simplified Accounts
DE-125 Summons (Citation Judicial)
L-0967 Verification (C.C.P. 446 & 2015.5)
DE-166 Waiver of Notice of Proposed Action (Probate Code section 10583)(Revocation of Waiver)
EJ-130 Writ of Execution

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