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Organizations: Justice and Solicitor General Tags: representation

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November 1, 2019

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The Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee (OPGT) provides information, education and support to vulnerable Albertans and their families related to personal and financial matters. OPGT also provides information and education to Albertans on the tools they can use to safeguard their future...


Views: 428
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May 1, 2014

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People who suffer from a mental disability may need help managing their finances. The amount of assistance they need depends on their disability, what needs to be managed and who is willing and able to assist them. If the disabled person has minimal assets and only needs help managing a monthly...


Views: 152
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May 1, 2014

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Describes the benefits of hiring a lawyer when applying for trusteeship under the Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Act. A lawyer can help potential trustees through the process and help them understand their responsibilities and even some options they may have. Provides tips on hiring a lawyer,...


Views: 1970
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May 1, 2014

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When no appropriate person or corporation is found to handle a deceased person’s estate, the Public Trustee will be called upon as a last resort. When a minor or a represented adult has an interest in a deceased person’s property and financial assets, the Public Trustee may be called upon to be...


Views: 237
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May 1, 2014

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The Public Trustee is appointed by the Alberta Government under the Public Trustee Act to protect and manage the financial interests of vulnerable Albertans. If you are looking after a represented adult who is a client of the Public Trustee, this brochure provides direction about what to do in...


Views: 236
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May 1, 2014

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The Public Trustee is appointed by the Alberta Government under the Public Trustee Act to protect and manage the financial interests of vulnerable Albertans. Trust administrators, lawyers, taxation officers, auditors and support staff in the Office of the Public Trustee act on behalf of people...


Views: 1055
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May 1, 2014

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An Enduring Power of Attorney is an important legal document you can use to appoint someone to make financial and legal decisions on your behalf. If you are the one passing the authority to someone else you are called the donor. The person you pass the authority to is called the attorney. An...


Views: 671
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May 1, 2014

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Being appointed trustee is no small task and you should be commended for your commitment to helping others in time of need. Now that you’re a trustee, there are many rules you’ll need to follow. The Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee has developed this booklet to help you through your...


Views: 552
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May 1, 2013

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In Alberta, anyone under the age of 18 is considered a minor. Parents or guardians can make personal decisions for minors regarding things like education, medical care and social activities. However, they do not automatically have the power to receive and manage money or property for a minor. The...