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July 01, 2014

New Commission Research Online

(Note: The pdf for the issue in which this article appears is available for download: BIFOCAL Vol. 35, Issue 6.)

Default Surrogate Consent Statutes


Guardianship Statutory Charts

Five updated guardianship statutory charts, current through the end of 2013, are now available on the Commission's Guardianship Resources page:

  • Capacity Definition & Initiation of Guardianship Proceedings
  • Representation and Investigation of Guardianship Proceedings
  • Notice in Guardianship Proceedings
  • Monitoring Following Guardianship Proceedings
  • Conduct and Findings of Guardianship Proceedings


Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act (UAGPPJA)

  • An updated chart of reported cases on multi-state guardianship jurisdiction issues supporting the need for the UAGPPJA is now available on the Commission's Guardianship Jurisdiction webpage.