Maryland Courts

Orientation Program for Court-Appointed Guardians

The following video covers the roles, duties, and responsibilities of a guardian and what to expect if you are appointed as a guardian of the person or property. Starting January 1, 2018, prospective guardians must watch the entire video before appointment as guardian of a disabled person or minor.

Note: The orientation and training requirements do not apply to public guardians or guardianships that terminate parental rights.

After you watch the entire video, complete a Certificate of Completion – Guardian Orientation and Training Program (CC-GN-031) and file it with the court that appointed you as guardian.

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Orientation Program for Court-Appointed Guardians Transcript