Sen. Lisa Baker, R-Luzerne (Photo by Amanda Mustard for the Pennsylvania Capital-Star).

Senate Judiciary Committee advances bill strengthening guardianship laws

BY: - June 6, 2023

A legislative committee has voted to advance a bill strengthening Pennsylvania’s guardianship laws, hoping to prevent abuse cases where someone is legally appointed to make decisions on another’s behalf.

Pa. lawmakers unveil bipartisan plan to prevent abuse within guardianship system

BY: - March 22, 2022

Sens. Lisa Baker, R-Luzerne, and Art Haywood, D-Philadelphia, have announced plans to prioritize efforts to find alternative options and add policies to improve the process when guardianships are the only viable option.