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Probate Court Homepage

Judge Patricia B. Chew
Judge Patricia B. Chew
Probate Judge

Contact Information

500 E. San Antonio
Suite 1201
El Paso, Texas 79901
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Phone (915) 546-2161
Fax (915) 875-8527
Email volivas@epcounty.com

More Information

Court Contacts
Probate FAQ's
Local Rules
Online Forms
E Filing
Self-Represented Litigation Policy

- Bill of Rights for Persons under Guardianship

- Bill of Rights for Persons under Guardianship - in Spanish

- Small Estate Affifavit

- Administrative Order Small Estate

- Authorization and MERP Certification

- Order Approving Small Estate Affidavit

- Application for Appointment of a Permanent Guardian of the Person and Estate

- Authorization and MERP Certification

- Co-Guardian's Report on the Condition of Ward

- Criminal History Background Checks
To schedule an appointment, follow the directions listed at the top portion of the form. The case number for Section One on the form, will be the guardianship case number except without the zero after the Letter D (PC-0000CGD0000). For example, if your guardianship case number is 2014-CGD01233, the number you’d reference would be PC-2014CGD01233. Remember that the case number is four numeric characters, CGD, and five numeric characters with no spaces and no hyphen.

- Guardianship Referral

- Guardian's Report on the Condition of Ward

- Judgement Declaring Heirship

- Order Appointing Permanent Guardian of the Person and Estate

- Physician's Certificate of Medical Examination

- Statement of Inability to Afford Payment of Court Costs or an Appeal Bond

Mental Health Applications

- Application for Emergency Detention by Any Adult

- Notification - Emergency Detention, Police Department

- Notification - Emergency Detention, Sheriff's Office