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WI Guardianship Support Center

The Wisconsin Guardianship Support Center (GSC) provides information and assistance on issues related to guardianship, protective placement, advance directives, and more. Operated by GWAAR, the GSC is staffed by Attorney Susan M. Fisher who responds to requests for information through a toll-free helpline or by e-mail. Calls are returned in the order in which they are received.

To contact the Guardianship Support Center,
Call: (855) 409-9410
E-mail: guardian@gwaar.org

If you are interested in receiving the GSC’s quarterly electronic newsletter, The Guardian, you may fill out our newsletter contact form or contact the GSC using the email address guardian@gwaar.org and request to be placed on the electronic mailing list. Previous issues are also available at the bottom of this page.

INDEX

Advance Directives | Guardianship | Protective Services/Placement | Glossary | Guardianship Support Center Resources | Newsletters

Advance Directives

General

An Overview of Advance Directives

Living Wills

Comparison of Wisconsin's Living Will and Power of Attorney for Health Care
Do-it-Yourself Consumer Packet: Living Will
Living Will State Form

Power of Attorney for Finances

Do-it-Yourself Consumer Packet: POA for Finance
POA for Finance State Form
Revoking a Power of Attorney for Finances

Power of Attorney for Health Care

Are Out-Of-State Powers of Attorney for Health Care Effective in Wisconsin?
Authority to Consent to Admission of Ward to Nursing Home

Do-It-Yourself Consumer Packet: POA for Health Care

Power of Attorney for Health Care State Form
Power of Attorney for Health Care: An Overview

Requirements for a Valid Power of Attorney for Health Care
Responsibilities of a Health Care Agent Under a Wisconsin Power of Attorney for Health Care

Revoking a Power of Attorney for Health Care

Ten Reasons to Complete a Power of Attorney for Health Care

Guardianship

Conservatorship

Managing Your Finances Through Conservatorship

General

Asking the Court to Review the Conduct of a Guardian
Basics of Guardianship

Dealing With Surrogate Decision-Makers
Effective Dates: New Chapter 54 and Amended Chapter 55, Wis Stats.

Guardianship and Protective Placement Notice Requirements

How to Ask the Court to Change or End Your Guardianship

Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Coverage: What Guardians and Agents Need to Know
Process for Establishing Guardianship of an Adult
Rights of the Proposed Ward in a Guardianship Case
Transitioning to Adulthood: Guardianships and Children With Severe Disabilities

Wisconsin's New Guardianship Law: 2005 Wisconsin Act 387

Guardianship Of the Estate

Guardian of the Estate: A Checklist to Get Started
Guardian of the Estate: Duties and Powers

Guardian of the Estate: How to Complete an Account
Guardian of the Estate: How to Complete an Inventory
Standards for Appointment of a Guardian of the Estate Under Chapter 54 of Wisconsin Statutes

Guardianship Of the Person

Authority to Consent to Admission of Ward to Nursing Home
Guardian of the Person: Duties and Powers

Guardian of the Person: Access to the Ward's Health Care and Treatment Records
Guardian of the Person: A Checklist to Get Started
Life-Sustaining Treatment Decisions
Standards for Appointment of a Guardian of the Person Under Chapter 54 of Wisconsin Statutes

Protective Services/Placement

Effective Dates: New Chapter 54 and Amended Chapter 55, Wis Stats.
Guardianship and Protective Placement Notice Requirements

Standards for Ordering Protective Services and Protective Placement

Glossary

Glossary of Common Terms and Phrases

Guardianship Support Center Resources new page

The Guardian Newsletters

If you are interested in receiving the GSC’s quarterly electronic newsletter, The Guardian, you may fill out our newsletter contact form.

Volume 2, Issue 3 (October 2014)
Volume 2, Issue 2 (June 2014)

Volume 2, Issue 1 (April 2014)

Volume 1, Issue 4 (January 2014)

Volume 1, Issue 3 (October 2013)

Volume 1, Issue 2 (July 2013)

Volume 1, Issue 1 (April 2013)