Carlo Esqueda

Clerk of Circuit Court and Register in Probate

Dane County Courthouse
Room 1000
215 S Hamilton St.
Madison, WI 53703
Map to the Courthouse

Phone: (608) 266-4311
Fax: (608) 267-8859
TTY: Call Wisconsin Relay 711

7:45 AM to 4:30 PM
Closed all County holidays

Customers should arrive in time to complete all business by 4:30 PM

All filings and requests through the mail require a self addressed stamped envelope to return incorrect and/or processed paperwork and receipts to you. Please ensure all required documents are properly notarized before filing with the court.

Probate Forms

The following forms are available in Office and Acrobat formats. To view DOC and XLS documents, you'll need to download one or more Office viewers. To view PDF documents, you'll need Adobe Acrobat. These viewers are all available for free from the manufacturer's website.

All Probate Forms:

All Probate Forms

All Guardianship Forms:

All Guardianship Forms

Petitioning for Guardianship of the Person of a Minor:

Instructions for Petition for Guardianship of a Minor
GN-3290 Petition for Minor Guardianship of the Person
Acknowledgment of Guardianship Limitations and Procedure
GN-3140 Statement of Acts by Proposed Guardian and Consent to Serve as Guardian
GN-3120 Affidavit of Service (Guardianship, Conservatorship, Protective Placement, or Protective Services)
GF-150 Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act Affidavit
GN-3310 - Waiver and Consent (Optional, may be filed by a parent or proposed guardian to show that they agree with the petition. Does not need to be filed by the person signing the petition.)

Terminating Guardianship of the Person of a Minor:

Termination of Guardianship Packet

Guardianship Accounts and Reports:

Guardian or Conservator's Annual Account (completed by guardians of the estate and conservators)
Guidelines for Annual Accounts
Annual Account Worksheet
Annual Report On Condition of Ward – Adults (GN-3480)
Annual Report On Condition of Ward – Minors (GN-3485)

Other Guardianship Forms:

Doctor’s Report (GN-3130)
Change of Address (GN-3520)


Trust Inventory (PR-1932)
Trustee’s Annual Account (PR-1937)
Guidelines for Annual Accounts
Annual Account Worksheet
Trust Termination Packet

Personal Representatives Guide to Probate

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