Where an individual has become incapable of managing their own property or personal care, and had previously not executed a Power of Attorney for Property and/or a Power of Attorney for Personal Care, a decision-maker can apply to the Court to become appointed a guardian of that person. This power, which is very broad and which bears important obligations, includes making substituted decisions relating to the property of the incapacitated person and/or in regards to their health.
Ensuring the right individual is appointed guardian is important to protecting the wishes of the person. However, the process of applying for guardianship can be very difficult and demanding.
DNG Law can help you understand your rights and legal obligations as a potential guardian. We can put together a professional legal application to the appropriate authority and engage the legal avenues required to help you become appointed a Guardian of Property and/or a Guardian of the Person.
If you are interested in applying to become a guardian of someone you care for, please contact us at 613-523-6277 or firstname.lastname@example.org for a no-obligation consultation.