Beginning July, 1, 2019, each guardianship Petition must state: "Least restrictive alternatives. Least restrictive alternatives such as a power of attorney, appointment of a health care representative and representative payee will not meet ***” needs."
For Family Guardians
Indiana's Guardianship Registry
Indiana Guardianship Code
For Professional Guardians
Indiana Guardianship Code
Indiana's Uniform Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act (UAGPPJA)
National Guardianship Association Standards of Practice and Ethics
National Standards of Practice for Agencies and Programs Providing Guardianship Services
Indiana State Guardianship Association Standards of Practice
Center for Guardianship Certification
Indiana Disability Rights
Hoarding, Mental Illness and Treatment-Dr. Daniel Bateman, Indiana University School of Medicime - click here
Legal Assistance for Victimized Adults, by Sarah Everett, J.D.-click here
Indiana Adult Protective Services, Elaine Carter - click here
The Elder Justice Act (Public Law 111-148; March 23, 2010) - click here
The Anti-Kickback Statute (42 USC 1320a-7b(b)) - click here
The Stark Law (42 USC 1395nn) - click here
The Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 (Public Law 109-171; February 8, 2006) - click here
The Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Act (38 USC 4212) - click here
The Federal False Claims Act (31 USC 3729-3733) - click here
The Indiana False Claims and Whistle blower Protection Statute - click here
National Guardianship Association. It is the mission of NGA to advance the nationally recognized standard of excellence in guardianship. The Indiana State Guardianship Association is proud to be Indiana's NGA state affiliate. For more information, click here.
Indiana Adult Guardianship Office. The office serves as a resource for courts and general public on all issues related to adult guardianship and administers grant funding to increase the number of volunteer-based guardianship programs throughout the state. For more information, click here.
"Who's Overseeing the Overseers? A Report on the State of Adult Guardianship in Indiana". The Indiana Adult Guardianship State Task Force, a multidisciplinary work group of public and private key stakeholders and advocates convened to examine the public policy and service delivery issues and needs related to adult guardianship in Indiana. The result of their efforts were published in this February 2012 report. Click here to view it.
Right To Association. National Guardianship Association's position statement.
Supported Decision Making statement from ARC of Indiana.