A. Services to Incapable Clients And Absentees

  1. Compensation:

    Notwithstanding the Ontario Disability Support Program Act, compensation at the rate of:

    • 3.0% on capital and income receipts; and
    • 3.0% on capital and income disbursements, payable monthly by the client.

  2. Care and Management Fee:

    Notwithstanding the Ontario Disability Support Program Act, a care and management fee of 3/5 of 1% per annum on the average annual value of the assets under management, payable monthly by the client.

  3. Client Overdrafts:

    A fee equivalent to the interest rate from time to time under s. 1(a) of the Certificate of the Public Guardian and Trustee, pursuant to s. 13.1(1) of the Public Guardian and Trustee Act, to be calculated on the daily balance and payable monthly by the client.

  4. Investigations:

    For any investigation relating to a client, including preparation of reports, a fee of $100/hr, payable by the client.

  5. Client Legal Services:

    1. Consultation and Advice:

      To clients, Client Representatives or other employees of the Public Guardian and Trustee, at the hourly rate of legal counsel providing the service, payable by the client.

    2. Clients' Interests in Estates:

      1. For collection of bequests to clients and reviewing accounts of estate trustees where no passing of accounts is scheduled, at the hourly rate of legal counsel and staff providing the service, payable by the client.
      2. For passings of accounts without a hearing, costs to be requested in accordance with Tariff C of the Rules of Civil Procedure, to be paid by the estate or by the client if not ordered to be paid out of the estate.
      3. For contested passings of accounts, or where the costs exceed the amount of costs allowed by Tariff C, costs to be requested at the hourly rate of legal counsel and staff providing the service, to be paid by the estate or by the client if not ordered to be paid out of the estate.
    3. Family Law:

      For consultation, advice, negotiation of a separation agreement, domestic contract, support, division of property, election under the Family Law Act or any other proceedings under the Family Law Act or Divorce Act, at the hourly rate of legal counsel and staff providing the service, payable by the client.

    4. Sale or Purchase of Real Estate:

      For all legal services rendered in relation to the sale of real property:

      1. On a sale price of less than $75,000, a minimum fee of $500;
      2. On a sale price between $75,001. and $250,000. a fee of not less than $500. and not more than $750;
      3. On a sale price between $250,000. and $500,000., a fee of not less than $750. and not more than $1,000;
      4. On a sale price over $500,000, a fee of not less than $1,000. and not more than $1,500;

      in addition to disbursements, payable by the client.

    5. Transmission Application: or Registration of Interest on Title (or Removal):

      $150. per application or Document General, payable by the client upon registration.

    6. Discharge of Mortgage:

      $175. each, payable by the mortgagor.

    7. Other Legal Services:

      For any other legal service rendered to a client, at the hourly rate of legal counsel providing the service, payable by the client.

  6. Review Fee for Applications to replace the Public Guardian and Trustee as statutory guardian under the Substitute Decisions Act:

    • $382., payable upon issuance of the Certificate of the Public Guardian and Trustee.