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Law/Legal

Guardianship, Conservatorship, and Other Protective Arrangements Act (January 2017)

The Uniform Guardianship, Conservatorship, and Other Protective Arrangements Act (UGCOPAA) of 2017 is the model guardianship statute produced by the Uniform Law Commission.

The UGCOPAA includes provisions promoting SDM as an alternative to guardianship. (See, e.g., UGCOPAA, Sec. 301(a)(1)(A))

Link includes list of states that have adopted the model statute.

Visit resource: Guardianship, Conservatorship, and Other Protective Arrangements Act








Law/Legal

Texas: Supported Decision-Making Law (2015)

Texas’ Supported Decision-Making statute. Enacted in 2015. S.B. 1881, 84th Leg., Reg. Sess. (Tex. 2015) (codified at TEX. EST. CODE ANN. §§ 1357.001-.102 (West 2017))

For additional bills in Texas related to SDM, see the National Resource Center on Supported Decision-Making Texas page.