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Court Visitors

A Court Visitor must be appointed in adult guardianships, and may be appointed in conservatorships and minor guardianships. The Visitor is someone who has training or expertise to evaluate the case. The Visitor makes recommendations to the court regarding the capacity of the respondent, and whether the proposed guardian is appropriate.

Court Visitor Training Videos

The State Family Law Advisory Committee (SFLAC) Chapter 125 Subcommittee developed this Court Visitor Training Video Series.JFCPD greatly appreciates the contributions of the following for making this training video series a reality:

  • Chapter 125 Subcommittee Members:  Judge Paula Brownhill, Judge Claudia Burton, Judge Rita Cobb, Judge Lauren Holland, Judge Katherine Tennyson, Stephen Adams, Amy Bonkosky, Parmie Van Dyke, and Samantha Benton
  • The Communication, Education, and Court Management Division (CECM) for assisting in the funding of the project

Court Visitor Forms

Court Visitor Handbook

Circuit Court Visitor Appointment Process Grid