Research guides

Pennsylvania Wills, Trusts, and Estates

Power of Attorney & Guardianship

The Pennsylvania legislature passed Act 95 of 2014 in 2014 (2014, July 2, P.L. 855, No. 95). This act amended Title 20 of the Pennsylvania Statutes and had a major effect on powers of attorney in Pennsylvania. For resources dealing with Power of Attorney as it is after the enactment of Act 95, see the Pennsylvania Power of Attorney guide.

Guardianship can encompass guardianship of minors, guardianship of incapacitated persons, and adult guardianship. For resources dealing with guardianship, see the Guardianship in Pennsylvania guide.