In 2019, the Legislature adopted the Uniform Guardianship, Conservatorship, and other Protective Arrangements Act (UGA). It repealed existing laws on state guardianship and replaced them with the UGA. It also repealed existing law on nonparental actions for child custody.
Basis for Appointment of a Guardian for a Minor. A person becomes a guardian for a minor only on appointment by the court. A court may appoint a guardian for a minor if the court finds the appointment is in the minor's best interest, and:
The following provisions of law related to a minor guardianship are changed: