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Education and Resources


The following is a grouping of educational opportunities and resources links that may be of interest to you as a guardian.  This is in no way an endorsement of the educational opportunity or link by NCGA.  When an opportunity is provided by NCGA, it will be identified as such.

Please note that this list is comprised of sessions on specific dates, resources that are not on specific dates and the link.


America Bar Association Guardianship Law Practice

Our mission is to serve equally our members, our profession and the public by defending liberty and delivering justice as the national representative of the legal profession.

Newest content on our site includes topics such as:


Guardianship and Supported Decision Making   


Guardian and Guardian Alternatives


Restoration of Rights for Adults Under Guardianship

“Ensuring Trust: Strengthening State Efforts to Overhaul the Guardianship Process and Protect Older Americans.”

The Senate Special Aging Committee held a hearing on state-level efforts to overhaul the legal guardianship framework for older Americans as well as their families and caretakers. Representatives of state agencies overseeing the care of at-risk seniors were among the panel of witnesses who answered questions on ways they were working to improve the system and on ways the federal government could encourage positive change in public policy for seniors needing legal guardianship.

Watch the Committee Hearing Video here and read the report here.

How to Protect our Nation’s Most Vulnerable Adults through Effective Guardianship Practices

National Association for Court Management’s webinar: How to Protect our Nation’s Most Vulnerable Adults through Effective Guardianship Practices, we encourage you to view it at your convenience.  The webinar, led by CEC director Dr. Brenda Uekert, follows NACM’s Adult Guardianship Guide and provides action steps courts can take to improve guardianship practices. Despite differences among states, there are standards that can guide your court in developing robust practices that enhance both court efficiencies and oversight.

 Scales of Justice

Subcommittee on The Constitution

Bipartision Senate Hearing on Toxic Conservatorships and the Need for Reform

Subcommittee on The Constitution

DATE:Tuesday, September 28, 2021

TIME:02:30 PM

LOCATION:Dirksen Senate Office Building Room 226

PRESIDING:Chair Blumenthal

Click the link to watch the Bipartison Senate Hearing on Toxic Guardianships

In addition to the hearing, you may also download the compelling testimony from expert witnesses.

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