I. Miscellaneous Fees

  1. Reviewing applications under the Substitute Decisions Act for a court-appointed guardian of property or guardian for personal care, or an application to vary a Management plan, Guardianship plan, sale of real estate or proceeding for directions, by a proposed or existing guardian or attorney under a continuing power of attorney:

    $250. per application, payable by the incapable person or applicant at the time of service upon the Public Guardian and Trustee.

  2. Review and approval of an amendment to a Guardianship plan or Management plan by a Guardian:

    $50., payable by the guardian, out of the estate of the incapable person.

  3. Investigations under ss. 27 or 62 of the Substitute Decisions Act, as amended:

    $100. per hour, including preparation of reports, payable by the incapable person.

  4. Mediation Services under section 88 of the Substitute Decisions Act, or on consent of the parties:

    $100. per hour, including pre-mediation preparation and preparation of reports.

  5. Policy Manuals:

    A fee of $100. for a copy of any existing policy or procedural manual of the Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee.

  6. Disbursements:
    (a) Travel:

    Within the geographical limits defined by the Ministry of the Attorney General as Southern Ontario: $.30 per km. Within the geographical limits defined by the Ministry of the Attorney General as Northern Ontario: $.30.5 per km.


    (b) Long distance telephone charges:

    For telephone calls outside Ontario, at the rate charged by the service provider.


    (c) Fax transmissions

    $.50 per page within Ontario. Outside Ontario, $.50 per page in addition to long distance telephone charges.


    (d) Photocopying:

    $.20 per page.


    (e) Agents and Service Providers:

    For any service or agent's fee payable to an agent or service provider to the Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee, as invoiced by the agent or service provider, payable by the incapable client, estate or trust.


    (f) G.S.T.

    Payable on all services rendered by the Public Guardian and Trustee, except for those services listed in Section D relating to Charitable Property.

  7. Waiver of Fees:

    The Public Guardian and Trustee may waive any fees under this Schedule in her absolute discretion, in cases of hardship or otherwise.