The Delaware State Courts will be closed on Thursday, November 22nd and Friday, November 23rd for the Thanksgiving holiday. Justice of the Peace Courts 11 (New Castle County), 7 (Kent County) and 3 (Sussex County) will remain open.

Answer to Petition for Permanent Guardianship Instruction Packet


You should use Answer to Petition for Permanent Guardianship Instruction Packet if you would like to file an Answer in response to a Petition for Permanent Guardianship of a Child. Do NOT use this packet if you are filing an initial Petition for Permanent Guardianship.

Answer to Petition for Permanent Guardianship Instruction Packet (PDF)

Answer Forms:

Below are links to the forms that are described in the Answer to Petition for Permanent Guardianship Instruction Packet. Fill out and file the forms listed below. Do NOT file the forms that are in the Instruction Packet. The forms in the instruction packet are simply to help you understand how to fill out the real forms below. Read the instructions and sample forms in the Instruction Packet carefully BEFORE completing each of the forms below.

Several of the forms may be filled in online and then printed to be filed. If you do not fill out the forms on the computer, write neatly in blue or black ink.

Answer
Custody Separate Statement

Information Sheet
Consent Order-Permanent Guardian of a Person
Affidavit off Consent of Child 14 Years of Age or Older – Permanent Guardianship
Affidavit of Consent of a Child’s Parent – Permanent Guardianship
Waiver of Rights Under the Servicemember’s Relief Act
Motion for a Continuance