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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What should you do if, as the parent, dative tutor to the property or suppletive tutor, you want to:
Whether you’re planning to buy or sell an immovable, feel free to send us a written outline of your plans and we’ll be happy to give you some recommendations.
The transaction must be in the child’s interests.
The child is disabled and has to live in a house that is better adapted to their needs.
Make sure that:
Are you going to live with the child in the house you are buying in their name? You must be able to afford to pay the child rent.
You are in either of these situations:
You should only consider selling real estate belonging to the child in exceptional circumstances.
Below are a few situations in which selling a piece of real estate would be justified:
We advise you to adhere to the following criteria:
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.
You must also avoid conflict of interest. For example, if you want to buy the property or part of it for yourself, an ad hoc tutor has to be appointed.