To be the guardian of a minor's person you must be:
Guardian of an Estate or Person
- At least 18 years old
A United States resident
Of sound mind and under no legal disability
Not convicted of a felony
Capable of providing an active and suitable program of guardianship.
One person may be appointed guardian of the person and another person appointed guardian of the estate.
A petition for guardianship of the person
of a minor should be filed in Probate Court only when the person
seeking guardianship is not a legal parent. On the other hand, a legal
parent may be named to serve as guardian of the estate of a minor.