2017 State Adult Guardianship Legislative Summary This annual statutory update profiles the 49 state guardianship bills passed and signed by the Governor during the 2017 year.
Updated State Certification Chart This updated chart by Sally Balch Hurme gives a state-by-state look at guardian certification, through November 2017.
Supported Decision-making Resolution In August 2017 the ABA House of Delegates adopted a resolution on supported decision-making as a less restrictive alternative to guardianship.
Updated State Guardianship Core Statutory Charts The ABA Commission and Sally Balch Hurme have updated the five guardianship “core statutory charts” to December 31, 2016. These charts cover capacity definition and initiation of proceedings, representation and investigation, notice, conduct and findings, and monitoring. Please let us know if there are any additional updates.
Restoration of Rights in Adult GuardianshipThe ABA Commission, with the Virginia Tech Center for Gerontology, has released a new report with recommendations on Restoration of Rights in Adult Guardianship.
Supported Decision-Making Law and Practice Resources
The ABA Commission’s web page on Guardianship now includes an updated section on Supported Decision-Making with links to key resources.