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  • 1. Seven Tips for Choosing a Guardian Noah Sarna Associate Boughton Law Corporation
  • 2. Disclaimer
    • THE FINE PRINT
    • This presentation contains general information and not legal advice
    • No solicitor-client relationship or privilege attaches to an exchange of info
    • For a specific problem, consult a lawyer
  • 3. Seven Tips for Choosing a Guardian
    • Not easy choosing a guardian, but it’s a very important decision
    • Person with the right to make fundamental decisions about a child’s upbringing
  • 4. Seven Tips for Choosing a Guardian
    • If no guardian appointed, or no will, after last parent to die, the government takes over
    • At this point, a relative or friend would have to go to court to apply for guardianship
  • 5. Seven Tips for Choosing a Guardian
    • Tip #1: choose someone who will make a good parent
    • Tip #2: choose someone familiar
  • 6. Seven Tips for Choosing a Guardian
    • Tip #3: choose someone with deep enough pockets
    • Tip #4: choose an alternate
  • 7. Seven Tips for Choosing a Guardian
    • Tip #5: if no one person available, choose multiple guardians
    • Tip #6: choose someone willing to accept the job
    • Tip #7: choose someone local
  • 8. Seven Tips for Choosing a Guardian
    • Keep in mind:
      • Not a popularity contest
      • Review your decision often
      • Guardian can seek help
  • 9. Noah Sarna 604-605-8334 [email_address] Benefits will last a lifetime.