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MN Conservatorship & Guardianship Training


The Minnesota Conservator Account Auditing Program (CAAP) has created this training, Conservatorship and Guardianship Training for the State of Minnesota, to assist individuals in their understanding, exploration, and serving as a guardian and conservator in the state of Minnesota.

Information presented in this training is based on Minnesota laws and covers a range to topics related to guardianship and conservatorship. Through completion of this training, learners should be able to accomplish the following:

  • Recognize and understand if or when a guardianship and conservatorship is necessary.

  • Learn about establishing a guardianship and conservatorship and the parties involved in the process.

  • Understand the responsibilities and duties of a guardian and conservator.

  • Become familiar with the reporting requirements to the court.

  • Discover how a guardian and conservator may be changed, and how a guardianship and conservatorship is terminated.

  • Identify possible alternatives to guardianship and conservatorship.

Both conservatorship and guardianship are legal arrangements established through a legal process in the Minnesota courts. Please be aware that this training is not a substitute for sound legal advice from a licensed attorney.

NOTE: Consult the FAQ page for helpful instructions prior to starting this course.

This training has been prepared under an agreement between the Minnesota Judicial Branch and the National Center for State Courts. This training was developed under grant number SJI-16-E-137 from the State Justice Institute. The points of view expressed are those of the Minnesota Judicial Branch and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the State Justice Institute or the National Center for State Courts.
  • Conservatorship & Guardianship Training
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever