Government of Saskatchewan
Quick Search:
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Saskatchewan Justice

100 - 1871 Smith St., Regina SK S4P 4W4
Telephone: (306) 787-5424 Fax: (306) 787-5065
Toll Free: 1-877-787-5424
Email: pgt@gov.sk.ca

Office  Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(Closed for the noon hour and holidays)


 

 

 

Our Vision:

A society where the interests of vulnerable people are protected.

The Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee:

  • protects the property rights of children under the age of eighteen;
  • administers the property and finances of adults who are incapable of managing their financial affairs, monitors other property guardians and investigates allegations of financial abuse;
  • administers the estates of deceased persons; and
  • holds and administers unclaimed property.

Learn more about the responsibilities of the Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee.

The Public Guardian and Trustee administers the property and finances of adults who are incapable of managing their own financial affairs.

One of the functions of the Office is to protect the interests of children under 18. This section provides more information on the role of the Public Guardian and Trustee when dealing with children and minors.

Find information about obtaining the Public Guardian and Trustee’s Certificate of No Infants.

This section provides more information about the Public Guardian and Trustee's role in administering the estates of deceased persons.

The Public Guardian and Trustee is authorized to hold and administer money and property where the whereabouts of a person or persons entitled to the property or money is unknown.

This section will be useful for families who wish to apply for guardianship in Saskatchewan or have questions about the duties and powers of an adult guardian.

The Public Guardian and Trustee has authority to investigate allegations of financial abuse and to freeze bank accounts under certain circumstances.

This section provides useful information for those who have been appointed an attorney under an enduring power of attorney, for those who are considering agreeing to be the attorney of a relative or friend, or for those who may be working with an attorney and want to know what to expect in his or her dealings with the attorney.


This website provides information, not legal advice. For advice about your specific situation, please consult a lawyer.

Related Links

The Public Guardian and Trustee of Saskatchewan is a public official appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council to protect vulnerable persons' property. Click here for a summary of The Public Guardian and Trustee Act.



© 2014 Government of Saskatchewan. All rights reserved.