Guardianship of Adult
Guardianship of an Alleged Incapacitated Person
Court appointed legal guardians make decisions for incapacitated people regarding their personal and medical care.The Guardian controls assets, manages budgets, pays debts, and make all financial and investment decisions for the Incapacitated Adult. Below you will find information regarding this Superior Court proceeding.

Honorable Robert P. Becker, Jr., P.J. Ch.
Courtroom 203                                    Judge Becker's Secretary  (856) 878-5050 ex 15284
19 North Broad Street                          Judge Becker's Law Clerk  (856) 878-5050 ex 15286
Woodbury, N.J. 08096
Guardianship Checklist:
  • Case information statement
  • Verified Complaint for Guardianship of Person or Estate
  • Order for Hearing - Guardian of Adult
  • Consent of Parties / Next of Kin
  • Certification of Assets
  • Guardianship Training Certification (view video )
  • 2 Physician Certificates (Exams must be within the last 30 days) 
  • Certification of Non - Appearance
  • Proof of service on Alleged Incapacitated Person, Next of Kin, Interested Parties, Court Appointed Counsel
  • Service of pleadings/hearing required on all parties including the Alleged incapacitated Person (green cards to be returned to court for proof of service)
  • Proposed Judgment
  • Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 22A:2-29 filing fee of $200.00 

Important Information and Links: 

New Jersey Guardianship Monitoring Program

Guardianship Monitoring Program Video

New Jersey Guardianship Pro Se Packet

Guardianship reporting forms: 

Guardian Inventory MUST be submitted within 90 days of the Judgment

EZ accounting form and instructions       Comprehensive Accounting Form

Report of Guardian Cover Page                  Report of well being


For Transcript Requests please contact: (856) 853-3205
Gloucester County Bar Association please contact: (856)-848-4071 · Lawyer Referral please contact: (856)-848-4589 

Filing Fees

Complaint and Order to Show Cause $175.00       Answer $110.00        Notice of Motion $15.00
Guardianship for Alleged Incapacitated Person $200.00     Guardianship reports filing fee $5.00 per page