Nidus Personal Planning Resource Centre and Registry

Nidus is a non-profit, charitable organization incorporated in 1995 by community organizations and citizens involved in a grass roots law reform of adult guardianship - creating the Representation Agreement Act and health care consent legislation. Nidus was established as a resource for informing and assisting the public with Representation Agreements and other personal planning tools.

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This fact sheet provides an overview of Enduring Power of Attorney as a tool for financial and legal planning. It provides examples. It answers basic questions such as when does it come into effect, when does it end, ...
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This Nidus fact sheet is an introduction to the Representation Agreement which is governed by the Representation Agreement Act. It describes the areas of authority that may be included in a Representation Agreement, the ...
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At this page, you will find links to information and forms for Representation Agreements - RA9 and RA7. Select according to the heading/photo that fits your situation. We recommend you read the information section ...
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This detailed guide covers the significant changes to the Enduring Power of Attorney (EPA) in BC as of Sept 1/11. Get informed about your options before meeting with a legal professional. Find out about new witnessing ...
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Learn why guardianship happens to adults and how seniors are vulnerable. Learn the differences between private and statutory (the government/state) guardianship. Find out how the Representation Agreement is a legal ...
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This fact sheet is critical for those acting in the role of attorney for a spouse, family member or friend. It explains what authority you have depending on the wording in the Enduring Power of Attorney (EPA). It ...
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This page provides an overview of the types of legal planning adults can do: To have a say over matters affecting your life and death; To ease the burden on others (who need to know and may need legal authority to ...
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This fact sheet is about statutory property guardianship, how it happens and the rights of adults to end it. These rights are outlined in the Adult Guardianship Act. The rights also apply to adults who are under ...
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Statutory property guardianship is also known as public guardianship. This video discusses planning tools and other tips for avoiding the need for statutory property guardianship.
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This site provides information about types of planning, and legal documents such as: representation agreements, enduring powers of attorney, and advance directives. It also provides education on: health care consent, ...
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