Welcome to the National Guardianship Network

The National Guardianship Network is a collaborative group of national organizations dedicated to effective adult guardianship law and practice. First convened in 2002, the National Guardianship Network has played a leadership role in advancing guardianship standards, best practices, and education.

What's New

ABA Commission Makes State Awards for WINGS Guardianship Court-Stakeholder Partnerships
The American Bar Association Commission on Law and Aging (ABA Commission) is pleased to announce eight awards of funding and technical assistance to state courts to establish or expand innovative, consensus-driven Working Interdisciplinary Networks of Guardianship Stakeholders (WINGS). Read more. (July 10, 2017)

National Guardianship Association (NGA) Job Listing
NGA is currently hiring for their Director of State Affairs position. (February 16, 2017)

DHS Aging Services Staff Member Receives National Award for Safeguarding Older Georgians
The National College of Probate Judges (NCPJ) awarded Carleton F. Coleman with its 2017 Judge Isabella Horton Grant Guardianship Award. The NCPJ honor recognizes demonstrated leaders in the field of guardianship for adults and/or minors. (February 1, 2017)

National Guardianship Network Names State Courts for Guardianship Improvement WINGS Awards
The National Guardianship Network (NGN) is pleased to announce five new awards of seed monies and technical assistance to states to create innovative, consensus-driven Working Interdisciplinary Networks of Guardianship Stakeholders (WINGS). See press release. (March 18, 2015)

Administrative Conference of the United States Releases Report
Read the report, SSA Representative Payee: Survey of State Guardianship Laws and Court Practices. (January 13, 2015)

International Resource Library on Adult Guardianship Now Available

If you were able to attend the World Congress on Adult Guardianship, you had the opportunity to participate in an international gathering of people committed to promoting outstanding guardianship standards. If you were unable to attend, you now have access to international information and resources from Congress presenters and participants. Please visit the library, share the link and take advantage of the wealth of information housed there. You will find the library, along with selected materials at the World Congress website. (August 27, 2014)

National Association for Court Management Releases Adult Guardianship Guide
Learn more in this guide to plan, develop and sustain a comprehensive court guardianship and conservatorship program. (August 27, 2014)