ASAGA has a variety of topics that may be of interest. Under each topic, you’ll find a listing of what is available on that page. To access the topic page, click onto the red topic heading. In addition, there may be more information on the Alaska Legal Services Classroom including trainings on Powers of Attorney, Miller’s Trusts, and Probating an Estate. Click HERE to be directed to the classroom for Alaska Legal Services.
Click Petitioning to find 1) a narrated power point that goes over the guardianship petition PG 100 page by page, 2) a narrated power point on how to transfer a guardianship both in and out of Alaska and 3) a link to Part I and II of the Alaska Court System training videos on what to think about prior to petitioning and then how to petition.
Fundamentals of Guardianship
Click here to 1)See link for the education requirement for the Alaska Court System (Part III)on how to be a guardian and conservator, 2) Helpful documents including information on standards of practice, ethical principles and how to use the authority in your orders, 3) You can also now download information on guardianship authority in Spanish, Korean and Tagalog and 4) the introduction to guardianship narrated power point with the interview with a Court Visitor and attorney.
Filling out Reports
Once appointed, you will have several documents required including a Guardianship Plan, Implementation and Inventory Report as well as the Annual Report. Here you will find 1)narrated power point on the guardianship annual report and 2) a narrated power point specifically on keeping track of the financial records.
There are several types of programs that you may engage with regarding the individual you are guardian or conservator for such as different types of trusts, ABLE accounts and more. Here you’ll find 1) a narrated Power Point on the ABLE program, 2) Link to the Alaska Legal Services classroom power point on Miller’s Trusts and 3) a link to a financial program for monitoring spending called True Link
Click here to learn more about benefits that the person you are helping may be entitled to and how to manage those programs such as Social Security, Public Assistance or waiver programs.
Throughout the year, ASAGA will have special topic webinars that are recorded and uploaded here or with a link to our YouTube page. Click on Featured Training to find out what is currently available.