Who can be a witness in the self-help approach?
If you use a self-help approach, the Nidus Representation Agreement forms include detailed instructions for signing and witnessing—two witnesses are required. They must be present to watch the adult sign the Agreement and they must watch each other sign. Many people use friends, neighbours or extended family members as witnesses. The two witnesses can be spouses or a couple.
Each witness must meet all of the following requirements:
* (does not apply to an employee or agent of the Public Guardian and Trustee or a Trust Company or Credit Union)
Can a monitor named in a Representation Agreement also be a witness?
To see if the person named as a monitor can also be a witness, go through the checklist above to be sure the person meets all the qualifications.
DON’T FORGET TO REGISTER YOUR COMPLETED DOCUMENTS!
Now that you have made your documents, use the Personal Planning Registry to keep them safe and accessible for when you need them most. You can create an account yourself or your lawyer or notary public can register them on your behalf as a Registration Agent.
The Personal Planning Registry is for a variety of documents that are important and useful to you. It is not only for documents provided by Nidus.