Rights transfer to your child as soon as he/she turns 18, unless you obtain guardianship. Learn about the different types of guardianship and the process of obtaining it.

Basic Information about Guardianship

Considering Guardianship

Learn what guardianship is and why it may be necessary for your child.

Future Planning, Guardianship, and Trusts

Agencies that provide services for future planning

Guardianship Resources from the Disability Law Center

Supported Decision Making – Alternatives to Guardianship

This guide will give you ideas on five different areas of Supported Decision Making.

“My Voice Counts” was designed and created by the Utah Advocates as Leaders, Self Advocacy Speaker’s Network.  The speakers of the network researched and wrote this guide to help self determined people think about ways in which their voices can be heard when making both simple and hard decisions.

Helping Your Child Prepare for the Age of Majority

Teach your child about the changes that will occur at age 18.

Advance Life Planning and Guardianship Online Training provided by the Utah Courts

This 30 minute online class includes sections on Planning Ahead and Alternatives to Guardianship, Health Care Decision Making, Financial Decision Making, and Making a Plan and Finding Resources.   Additionally, there is also a 40 minutes online class on the Court Process and Procedures.