How to Become a Child's Guardian

This fact sheet how to apply to court to become a child's guardian. It includes links to step-by-step guides on the Family Law in BC website about how to apply and links to additional required forms.

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Family Law in BC Website, guardianship, custody & access/parenting, grandparents & other relatives, child protection