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June 29, 2023

Guardianship and Conservatorship

February 1st is Conservatorship & Guardianship Abuse Awareness Day

As we recognize National Guardianship and Conservatorship Abuse and Awareness Day, we encourage you to examine your own state’s guardianship practices and identify ways in which you can work to ensure that our vulnerable neighbors are not harmed by a system that is supposed to protect them. Learn more here.

    Featured Resources

Alternatives to Guardianship

Five Ways Lawyers Can Become Industry Thought Leaders by Advising on Alternatives to Guardianship (May 2022)

Supported Decision - Making Resources

Using Alternatives to Guardianship to Defend Against or Terminate Guardianship (Dec. 2022)

Guardian ad Litem (GAL) 

Law, Policy, and Practice


Legislation and Statutory Charts

Practice Tools and Additional Resources

National Guardianship Summits

Guardianship Handbooks

International Guardianship Recommendations


Practice Tools

Voting Rights

WINGS: State Guardianship Stakeholders

(Working Interdisciplinary Networks of Guardianship Stakeholders) a project to support court-led partnerships in states to drive changes in guardianship policy and practice. Click on the link above to learn more.

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