Law to better protect
Find out more about the changes that will have a direct impact on the lives of thousands of vulnerable people and their loved ones.
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As tutor or curator, you may at some point want to buy or sell a home or building on behalf of the person whose property you administer. Here are some pointers to guide you.
You are in one of the following situations:
We advise you to make sure:
We recommend that you:
Do not put yourself in a situation that creates a conflict of interest.
You should only consider selling a piece of real estate if absolutely necessary (e.g. to pay the accommodation fees of the person under protection).
If you are a tutor you must always obtain authorization before selling a building-- either from the tutorship council, if the market value is less than $25,000, or from the court, if the market value exceeds $25,000.
If you are a curator: even in cases where the advice of the tutorship council is not formally required, we recommend talking things over with the council members before you go ahead with a real estate transaction.
We advise you to: