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You are the legal tutor (father or mother) or suppletive tutor of a minor child, and the child has a patrimony exceeding $25,000 in value. Or you are the child’s dative tutor and your tutorship applies to their property. Under the Civil Code of Québec, you are responsible for:
This section give more details about how to fulfil these responsibilities and explains what powers and obligations you have as administrator of this property.
Because tutorship to property is a LEGAL PROTECTION MEASURE, the child’s interests should be the sole concern guiding your administration.
Advice and forms are also provided to help you perform your duties in accordance with the law.
The explanations and advice in this section may still be helpful to you because, as tutor, you have the same obligation to:
However, because your administration is not subject to supervision by a tutorship council or the Curateur public, you will find the subsection Protection of property (Tutorship to the property of a minor) more relevant.