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Who can apply for adult guardianship?


If you know someone who has impaired decision-making capacity, you may wish to apply for a guardian for that person. You will need to be 18 years of age or older. You also need to provide certain information, including details about how the person’s impairment affects their decision-making.

If you would like to talk to someone about guardianship please call 1800 810979 or view our Applying for Guardianship fact sheet.