CHAPTER 7
 
 
PROCEEDINGS INVOLVING MINORS
 
 

7.1
Petition for the Appointment of a Guardian of the Estate of a Minor under the Age of 14 Years in Accordance with 20 Pa. C.S.A. 5111(a)

 
 
 
 

[SEE CAPTION AT 1.3.1]

 
 

DECREE

 
 

Now,___________________, ____, upon consideration of the annexed Petition, it is hereby ORDERED and DECREED that Henry Doe is appointed Guardian of the Estate of John Dunn, a Minor.

 

The Guardian shall post bond, with corporate surety, in the amount of $_________.

 
 
 
   
 
J.
 
 
 

 
 
 

[SEE CAPTION AT 1.3.2]

 
 
PETITION
 
 
The Petition of Peter Dunn respectfully states that:
 
1.

Petitioner is the uncle of John Dunn, being his late father's brother.
 
2.
The Minor, John Dunn, was born on January 1, 1993, and he resides at 275 Horse Hair Road, Philadelphia, PA 19199, with Petitioner.
     
3.
The Minor is the child of Jane R. Dunn, who died on January 12, 2001, and Joseph B. Dunn, who died on July 7, 2001.
     
4.
It is necessary that a Guardian of the Estate be appointed because the Minor has an interest in the Estate of his mother, Jane R. Dunn, who died intestate.
     
5.
  No other Guardian has been appointed for the Estate of the Minor.
     
6.
  The proposed Guardian, Henry Doe, is 40 years of age and resides at 10 Main Street, Philadelphia, PA 19199. The Consent of the proposed Guardian is attached hereto as Exhibit "A."
     
7.
  The proposed Guardian is a cousin of John Dunn and has no interest adverse to him.
     
8.
  The Minor's estate is composed of the above said interest in the Estate of Jane R. Dunn, Deceased, valued at approximately $50,000, which is currently held by Upstanding Trust Company as Administrator.
     
9.
  The estimated gross annual income of such interest is $1,500. The said Minor is also receiving a monthly Social Security benefit in the amount of $250.
     
10.
  No Notice to the United States Veterans' Administration is required.
 

Wherefore, Petitioner respectfully requests this Court to appoint Henry Doe as Guardian of the Estate of John Dunn, a Minor.

 
 
 
   
 

Peter Dunn

 
 

[SEE AFFIDAVIT AT 1.4.1] OR [VERIFICATION AT 1.4.3]

 
 
 

 
 

[SEE CAPTION AT 1.3.1]

 
 

CONSENT OF GUARDIAN

 
 

I hereby consent to act as Guardian of the Estate of John Dunn, a Minor.

 

I reside at 10 Main Street, Philadelphia, PA 19199, and am a loan officer with Old Faithful Bank.

 

I am a citizen of the United States and can speak, read and write the English language.

 
 
 
Dated:      
   
Henry Doe
 
 
 
Note: See Rule 12.5, Philadelphia Rules 12.5.1 and 12.5.2 for additional requirements. Amounts of $25,000 or less may be distributed under an estate's or trust's schedule of distribution to a minor or the minor's parent without the appointment of a guardian. At times, the Court may also agree to establishment of a restricted account in the minor's name, not to be disbursed without leave of Court until majority. See also 7.4, below. Consult 20 Pa. C.S.A. 5101-5103.
 
 
 

 
7.1 | 7.2 | 7.3 | 7.4 | 7.5 | 7.6