Guardianship Support Center

Guardianship Support Center Managing Attorney
Toll-Free Helpline (855) 409-9410

Get information and assistance on issues related to adult guardianship, protective placement, advance directives, and more from the Wisconsin Guardianship Support Center (GSC). Operated by GWAAR, the GSC 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. Please note the Guardianship Support Center is required to be a neutral information source.  We are unable to provide legal advice or offer direct representation.  If you would like specific legal advice, please consult an attorney.

We can help with questions like:
• How do I petition for guardianship?
• How can I make a power of attorney?
• What are my responsibilities as a guardian?

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