September 01, 2017

ABA delegates support less restrictive alternatives to guardianship

The House of Delegates adopts Resolution 113, which urges legislatures to amend their guardianship statutes to ensure that supported decision-making be identified and fully considered as a less restrictive alternative. 

Robert (Bob) T. Gonzales, chair of the ABA Commission on Disability Rights, introduces the resolution, which ensures that guardianship is a “last resort.”