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Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee

Our vision is a society where the interests of vulnerable people are protected.

The Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee:

  • protects the property rights of children under the age of eighteen;
  • administers the property and finances of adults who are incapable of managing their financial affairs, monitors other property guardians and investigates allegations of financial abuse;
  • administers the estates of deceased persons; and
  • holds and administers unclaimed property.

1. Information You Might Be Looking For

1. Guardianship and Co-decision-making for Dependent Adults

Information about when an adult requires a guardian or co-decision-maker and how to apply to become an adult guardian or co-decision-maker in Saskatchewan.

2. Powers of Attorney for Adults

Information on powers of attorney for adults.

3. The Public Guardian and Trustee as Guardian for a Dependent Adult

Information on the Public Guardian and Trustee's role as property guardian for a dependent adult.

4. Investigating Financial Abuse

Information on the Public Guardian and Trustee's role in investigating the financial abuse of vulnerable adults.

5. Administering the Estate of Someone Who's Died

Information on administering the estate of a deceased person and what your responsibilities may include.

6. The Public Guardian and Trustee as Administrator of an Estate

Information on the Public Guardian and Trustee's role as the Official Administrator for the Province of Saskatchewan.

7. Protecting Children's Interests

Information on the Public Guardian and Trustee's role in protecting the financial and legal interests of minors.

8. Counsel for Children

Information on the Public Guardian and Trustee's role in providing counsel for children and youth in child protection proceedings.

9. Tenders for Property

Information on property currently open to bidding, including land and buildings, which are being sold by public tender by the Public Guardian and Trustee as property guardian or administrator of an estate.

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