Mission Statement

Who we are
The Massachusetts Guardianship Association (MGA) is a non-profit organization that offers information and resources to individuals, families, and professionals on guardianship and conservatorship. Our mission is to promote a standard of excellence in guardianship and conservatorship practice and to advocate for the rights of adults with decisional or physical impairment and minors in need of a guardian or conservator.

The MGA is an all volunteer organization, governed by a dedicated Board of Directors and driven by the invaluable work of our Contributors. The MGA is solely funded through the generous support of our members.

What we do
The MGA provides information and resources on the MGA website. We sponsor educational efforts and events for our membership and the community. We support public policy initiatives that further the rights and services for adults with decisional or physical impairment and minors in need of a guardian or conservator.

The MGA does not offer legal advice or recommend private attorneys, and does not refer to or endorse firms, agencies or businesses. The MGA website is maintained exclusively for informational purposes and does not constitute legal advice. Visitors to this web site who have a legal problem should contact a lawyer.