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News

The protection mandate is 26 years old

(April 15, 2016) The mandate in case of incapacity was first introduced 26 years ago, with the enactment of the Public Curator Act. This official document, now called a protection mandate, is drafted by a person of sound mind for the purpose of appointing the person who will take care of them and their property should they become incapacitated. You can draw up your own mandate for free or with the help of a notary.

What is a security?

(April 14, 2016) When the value of a child's assets exceeds $25,000, the tutor must provide a security. This is a guarantee that will protect the child's patrimony until age of majority or emancipation. The amount and type of the security are determined by the tutorship council. Find out more about the different types of securities.

Contacting the Curateur public

(April 7, 2016) Do you need to contact the Curateur public du Québec? Do you have a question or need information? You have several options. You can reach us by phone (514 873‑4074 or 1 800 363‑9020), by mail (600, boulevard René Lévesque Ouest, Montréal, Québec, H3B 4W9), or by email, using our online form. You can also visit us in person at our head office or at one of our 11 regional offices.

Did you know?(April 5, 2016)
The Curateur public du Québec has not been responsible for the provisional administration of unclaimed property since April 1, 2006, when this responsibility was transferred to Revenu Québec.

New rate grid of fees for services provided by the Curateur public

(April 1, 2016) The 2016-2017 rate grid of fees for services provided by the Curateur public to incapacitated persons under public protective supervision is now available on our website. The fees listed are paid from the patrimony of the represented person. However, the fees may be waived if certain conditions are met.