Adult Guardianship in BC: Private Committeeship and Statutory (Public) Guardianship

This fact sheet explains: why guardianship happens to adults; what steps lead to adult guardianship; the procedures, costs, and requirements involved in private committeeship; and the procedures involved with statutory guardianship. The guide explains alternatives to adult guardianship.

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Nidus Personal Planning Resource Centre and Registry
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adult guardianship, patients property act, enduring power of attorney, representation agreement, financial and legal affairs, health care, personal matters, private committeeship, statutory property guardianship, committee of estate, committee of person, PGT, property guardian