Guardianship Services

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Guardianship is when an adult no longer has the capacity to make his or her own decisions. A Guardian is appointed by the Court and has the legal responsibility to make personal decisions for another person.


Trusteeship is when an adult no longer has the capacity to make his or her own financial decisions any may be vulnerable. A Trustee is appointed by the court and has the legal authority to make financial decisions for them.


Sage’s Guardianship and Trusteeship program offers guidance to anyone looking at the process of Guardianship and Trusteeship. We can assist you with your application for joint Guardianship and Trusteeship, or individual Guardianship or Trusteeship. We are currently in the process of developing this program into a fee for service social enterprise model. If you would like more information, please contact us at 780-423-5510 ext. 404.


Guardianship and Trusteeship Information Workshops are held on a regular basis and are recommended for anyone considering a private Guardianship, Trusteeship, or review application.


Click here for more information and to register for a workshop.


The OPGT website has the forms you need for the Guardianship application, such as the OPG BackCheck Form, as well as useful information regarding Guardianship, Trusteeship, Personal Directives, and Co-Decision Making.

The Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta has published a helpful page gathering multiple resources related to Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship.




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