In the Services to Adults division, the PGT provides a range of services to adults who need help managing their affairs. The PGT charges fees for these services. Please note 5% GST is applicable to all fees.​
 
 
When the PGT is appointed to act as the financial or legal representative (such as Committee of Estate, Attorney or Representative) for a vulnerable adult, the PGT has many responsibilities, including managing the adult’s income, securing assets, conducting banking, paying expenses, investing and budgeting.
 

Fee

Amount

Capital commission

4% of the total assets

Income commission

4% of all income received

Asset management fee (AMF)

0.7% per annum, computed monthly, on the gross value of all assets

Estate liaison administration fee

$120 per month

Acting as  Committee, a minimum administration fee may be
charged after death of the client

$100 per month multiplied by the number of months the PGT was Committee of Estate less the total amount of fees and commissions charged to the client while the PGT was Committee of Estate


 

Private Committee Services

A friend or family member may be appointed to manage the affairs of a person who needs assistance managing their financial, legal and/or personal affairs. A trust company can also be appointed to manage a person’s legal  and financial affairs.  When a person or company is appointed as a private committee by the Supreme Court of BC, a variety of fees are payable to the PGT. The PGT charges fees to review the application made to court to be appointed private committee, to review the private committee’s accounts, and if required, to conduct an investigation into alleged abuse or mismanagement of an adult’s assets by a private committee.
 
 

Fee

Amount

Review of private committee application

$500

Account review fee for each 12 month period of review:

If the value of the assets is under $25,000.00

$0

If the value of the assets is $25,000.00 -$100,000.00

$125

If the value of the assets is $100,000.01 - $300,000.00

$250

If the value of the assets is $300,000.01 - $500,000.01

$325

If the value of the assets is more than $500,000.00

$500

Investigation of a private committee

See fees taken under Assessment and Investigation Services

  
 
Part of the PGT’s mandate is to investigate concerns about the possible abuse, neglect or self-neglect of a vulnerable adult. If there is reason to believe that the adult’s assets are at risk, or if the private committee, attorney or representative has not fulfilled their duties, the PGT may conduct an assessment and investigation. When an investigation results in the PGT becoming Committee of Estate for the vulnerable adult, the following fees are charged.
 

Fee

  Amount

Investigation fee if gross assets are under $100,000

$125

Investigation fee if gross assets are over $100,000 up to $250,000

$200

Investigation fee if gross assets are over $250,000 up to $375,000

$250

Investigation fee if gross assets are over  $375,000 up to $500,000

$300

Investigation fee if gross assets are over $500,000 up to $600,000

$350

Investigation fee if gross assets are over $600,000

$400