Court Cases Referring to Standards

There are few reported cases that refer to the National Guardianship Association Standards or any other standards for guardians.  Cases referencing standards include:

  • Guardianship of Doyle, 778 N.W.2d 342 (Mn. App. 2010); and two unreported Minnesota cases that involved the same guardian, same issues and issued the same day —Guardianship of Hohenauer, 2010 Minn. App. Unpub. LEXIS 94; and Guardianship of Langa, 2010 Minn. App. Unpub. LEXIS 90.
  • Guardianship of Stamm, 2005 Wash. App. LEXIS 3030 (unpublished court of appeals decision).
  • Major v. Rowe (In re Stephens), 965 So.2d 847 (Fla. 2007).
  • Guardianship of Fowler, 198 Wash. App. 1023 (2017). In ordering a guardian to disgorge excessive fees, the court noted that the guardian had violated (unspecified) standards of practice and fiduciary duties.