Benton & Franklin Counties Superior Court
Benton & Franklin Counties Superior Court

Submission of Periodic Reports

 

Guardianship Forms can be accessed on this site.

 

Periodic reports are required every 12, 24 or 36 months (see order appointing guardian to determine reporting period) from your appointment date as guardian.  Listed below are the titles of the typical reports that are needed.

 

File original documents with the Clerk.

 

File the following original documents/reports with the Clerk's office (the Clerk can file-stamp a copy for your records if you provide one at the time of filing):

  1. Periodic Personal Care Plan (Form #22A)
  2. Guardian's Report, Accounting, and Proposed Budget (Form #29A) *

 

*DO NOT file supporting financial documents (e.g. bank statements) with the Clerk.  They must be submitted along with the Orders to the GMP.  Guardians are required to retain copies of the supporting documents for four years in case the GMP needs the documents re-submitted for subsequent reviews.

 

Mail or deliver to the appropriate Clerk:

 

Franklin County Clerk

1016 N. 4th Ave.

3rd floor, Room 306

Pasco, WA 99301

 

-OR-

 

Benton County Superior Court Clerk

7122 W. Okanogan Pl, Bldg. A

Kennewick, WA 99336

 

Submit a bench copy of your periodic report along with originals of proposed orders and supporting financial documents to GMP.

 

Original proposed Orders must be submitted to the GMP (if you want a copy of the Orders after they have been signed, please provide a copy of the Orders along with a self-addressed stamped envelope):

  1. Order Approving Guardian Report, Accounting and Budget (Form #29B)
  2. Order Approving Personal Care Plan (Form #33C)
  3. **Also provide supporting financial documents (e.g. bank statements) to the GMP.

 

Mail or deliver to:

 

Guardianship Monitoring Program (GMP)

Benton-Franklin County Superior Court Administration

7122 W. Okanogan Place, Bldg. A

Kennewick, WA 99336

 

 

Court's Response to Coronavirus Pandemic

En respuesta a la nueva pandemia de coronavirus (o COVID-19), nuestros servicios estaran limitados

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LOCAL COURT RULES - See Below Proposed Changes.  Please submit any questions or concerns to Tiffany Deaton.

DRAFT of Proposed Changes to Superior Court Local Court Rules
DRAFT 2020 Local Court Rules.doc
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DRAFT of Proposed changes to Superior Court Domestic Local Court Rules
DOMESTIC RELATIONS FAMILY LAW.docx
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Benton Franklin Counties Superior Court no longer appoints a Civil Presiding Judge.  Please refer to the Daily Schedule for the judge assigned to the individual Civil Dockets.

Ex Parte

Important Notice

 Click HERE for a description of the Ex Parte process.

Arbitrator Eligibility

Important Notice

Click HERE for information and attestation form.

Superior Court Administration Benton County Justice Center

7122 W Okanogan Pl

Building A

Kennewick, WA 99336

509-736-3071

 

Holiday Schedule

The Courts will be closed for  Memorial Day on Monday, May 25, 2020.

 

Please refer to the Court Holiday Schedule to see changes to regular calendar.

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