Location and Office Hours

Courthouse
Second Level
Room 201

414 W. Main St.
PO Box 97
Ellsworth, WI 54011

General Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:30pm
(Closed Holidays)

Phone: 715.273.6752
Fax: 715.273.6794

Staff Contacts

Probate Registrar
Register in Probate /
Juvenile Clerk
Carol DeWolf - EXT 6460
carol.dewolf@wicourts.gov


Deputy Register in Probate / Deputy Juvenile Clerk
Jenny Fitzgerald - EXT 6461


 

 

 

REGISTER IN PROBATE - Guardianship

Filing for Guardianship


There are several district forms for guardianship: temporary guardianship of a minor or of an incompetent; permanent guardianship of a minor; other permanent guardianship. Each type of guardianship has it own set of forms. those forms can be obtained in person from the Register in Probate or through the Wisconsin Courts Website.

Guidelines to file a permanent guardianship of a minor
Guidelines to file a temporary guardianship of a minor
Guidelines to file a permanent guardianship of an adult
Guidelines to file a temporary guardianship of an adult

After a guardianship file has been opened and a guardian has been appointed by the Court, the Probate office will provide guidelines to the guardian.

Completing the Annual Account


Guidelines for completing the annual account are sent to the guardian with the annual account at the end of each year. These guidelines are available online or may be obtained in person from the Register in Probate office. Reminder: all annual account are due April 15.