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Dane County Clerk of Courts

Guardianship

This section of the website contains information for the Guardianship Office of the Dane County Circuit Courts. The list below contains contact information, staff, fees, and more.

Contact Information

Dane County Courthouse Room 1005
215 South Hamilton Street
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (608) 266-4331
Email:
For Guardianship matters: Gina.Bosben@wicourts.gov

The Guardianship/ Probate office is open from 7:45 AM to 4:30 PM Monday through Friday. Appointments are encouraged.

Forms and Procedure for Petitioning for:

Adult Guardianship
Minor-Estate Guardianship
Minor-Person Guardianship
Minor-Person Successor Guardianship
Standby or Successor Guardianship
Termination of Adult Guardianship
Termination of Juvenile Guardianship

Guardianship Staff

To request Guardianship records, e-mail Dane.courtrecords@wicourts.gov

Guardianship/Probate Main Office

Phone: (608) 266-4331

Clerk of Courts/Register in Probate

Carlo Esqueda
carlo.esqueda@wicourts.gov

Court Manager-Deputy Register in Probate

Laura Nachazel
laura.nachazel@wicourts.gov

Guardianship Administrator

Gina Frances Bosben
gina.bosben@wicourts.gov

Reference Type of Fee Fee
Sec. 814.66(1)(b)2 Guardianship of Estate or Conservatorship if the
value of property is less than $50,000
$20.00
Sec. 814.66(1)(b)2 Guardianship of Estate or Conservatorship if the
value of property is more than $50,000
0.2% of the value of the property,
less encumbrances, liens or charges
Sec. 814.66(1)(b)3(h) Copies, certified or otherwise $1 per page
Sec. 814.66(1)(b)3(j) Searching for file or record when case number is not given $4
Sec. 814.66(1)(b)3(k) Power of Attorney for Health Care for Safekeeping $8
Sec. 814.66(1)(b)3(l) Declaration for Safekeeping $8
Sec. 814.66(1)(b)3(m) Petition to commence an independent action (Petition for Grandparent Visitation) $60