Step by Step Guide on finalizing your Guardianship Application with Landmark Law
Landmark Law may assist with your Applications for Guardianship of Property, Guardianship of the Person/Personal Care and Guardianship of Minor's Property.
In order to commence our services promptly and facilitate a smooth application, please provide the following by the stated timelines. Delays in receiving the information may result in issues and additional charges may apply. Thank you for your cooperation!
We are happy to review your case and represent you in your Guardianship Application. Our fees are based on hourly rate of $295.00 + HST per hour + any disbursements.
Note: Landmark Law does not guarantee the success of your Guardianship Application.
STEP 1: Getting Started (Immediately)
Please immediately provide Landmark Law with:
[If anything need to be submitted by email to Landmark Law, please email and cc both firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com] Click Here to send us an Email!!!
i. Email Two valid IDs
(e.g. Canadian Driver's License, Credit Card, Passport/PR; Health Card not accepted.).
Please make sure to submit a clear "front-side" and "back-side" scan or photocopy of your two pieces of identification.
ii. Remit $1,000 Retainer payable to "Landmark Law Professional Corporation, in Trust" or e-transfer to firstname.lastname@example.org
If by e-transfer, please provide Landmark Law with the e-transfer secret password.
iii. Complete the Landmark Law's Standard Retainer
PDF Retainer to complete by hand and scanned back: PDF Standard Retainer [Click Here]
iv. Complete Form 1A - Landmark Law's Verification of Identity Form
[Option to either complete online or by PDF]
[To change language between English, Traditional Chinese and Simplified Chinese, you may select them respectively from the drop down menu on the top right corner of the Form.]
Note: If there are any missing or incomplete information please submit them as soon as they are available to Landmark Law.
STEP 2: Interim Preparations
Please provide or confirm the following to/with Landmark Law as soon as possible:
i. Details on family relations - background information on relationship and situations surrounding the incapacitated person or the minor.
ii. Any relevant documents or information that you feel is material to the Guardianship Application.
[We may request more from you or pose additional questions to you or seek your instructions from you on an ongoing basis throughout your matter. Thank you for your understanding.]
For the Application we will be packaging up Affidavits, Capacity Assessments (at least 2 independent capacity assessments or reasons for waiver), addressing the need for a guardian and propose the relevant required plans (management plans, guardianship plans, etc. - depending on the type of Guardianship Application).
iii. Email your draft responses to applicable Government Forms.
Please commence drafting responses to the applicable Government Forms:
Note: We will proofread and supplement your responses, finalize and print out your forms for signing at our office. However, we want you to firstly review them so that we may begin to gather information to the questions that we might not have an answer to at the moment.
- For Guardianship of Property - Management Plan [Click Here]
- For Guardianship of the Person/Personal Care - Guardianship Plan [Click Here]
- For Guardianship of Minor's Property - Management Plan [Click Here]
iv. Be present and communicate frequently with Landmark Law to stay up to date and provide instructions on your matter. If Landmark Law cannot reach you for instructions or there is a loss of confidence between us, etc. we may withdraw from representation in accordance with our retainer agreement and in compliance with our rules of professional conduct.
STEP 3: In-Person Signing with Landmark Law
i. Schedule your in-person signing appointment with Landmark Law
[Book the in-person appointment date as soon as possible after you provided all the required materials and received confirmation from Landmark Law]
Book your Appointment: Booking Scheduler [Click Here] or immediately above from the embedded booking calendar
ii. Signing Appointment Preparations:
[Landmark Law will not be able to amend the Documents during the signing meeting as such the final version must be confirmed in advance of the signing appointment]
- Please bring originals of your previously e-mailed identification (2 valid IDs per person) to the in-person meeting for our inspection.
- Please wear a mask and bring your own pens to reduce exposure and spread of Covid-19.
STEP 4: Closing Your Matter
i. Completing, Submitting and Presenting the Signed Application to the Court - Wait for Updates from Landmark Law - CONGRATULATIONS!!! (if granted).
ii. Remit the outstanding balance to Landmark Law (e-transfer to email@example.com) once you receive Landmark Law's invoice.
[please provide Landmark Law with the e-transfer secret password]
iii. Landmark Law will email you a copy of the submitted Guardianship Application, any Court Orders and Endorsements (if granted).
iv. If you were happy with our service, we would appreciate a 5-Star Google Review and "like" on Facebook/LandmarkLawPC. Thank you again for choosing and believing in Landmark Law!
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