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How to Become a Child's Guardian

How to Become a Child's Guardian

This fact sheet explains who can become a guardian and how to apply to court to become one. Includes links to the Family Law in BC website to help with the application process, and links to required forms. (Links and forms in the French version may be out of date.)

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Legal Aid BC
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last reviewed
October 2021 i Last date reviewed by a qualified expert to ensure content up-to-date. See "Tips" in Clicklaw content criteria (bottom of pageside menu) for details.

Also available in:

French (multimedia)

resource type
Family Law in BC Website, guardianship, parenting issues after separation, grandparents & other relatives, child protection, Legal Aid BC, guardianship of a child, guardianship of children, Child Protection/Removal