Guardianship & Estate Planning

The publications in this section provide information about guardianship and estate planning in Ohio. The Ohio DD Council recommends that you consult an attorney before implementing any of the information in these publications.

Planning for Bright Tomorrows: Estate and Future Planning for Ohioans with Disabilities and Those Who Love Them (2019)

This booklet offers a brief, non-legalistic overview of estate planning options that exist at the time of release of this publication in 2019 for people with disabilities and their families in Ohio.

Guardianship in Ohio (2017)

This booklet offers a brief yet comprehensive, non-legalistic overview of guardianship and alternatives to guardianship in Ohio, especially for adults with a developmental disability.

This publication is also available in hard-copy booklets. Call the DD Council office at 614-466-5205 to place an order.

Links to more information

The following are links to additional guardianship Information from other organizations: