Giving Other People Authority to Manage Your Affairs

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Please note that this info sheet is useful on its own, but is also part of the Community and Justice System Working Together Education Kit.

There are formal and informal ways to give someone permission to help us manage our financial affairs. If you decide to take a more formal step, this information sheet outlines some common options. All of them can be helpful but, in the wrong hands, they can also be harmful. Do some research by following up with the resources listed at the end of this sheet.


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