Going to a hearing

Guardianship Division 

A hearing is where the Tribunal considers the reports and documents provided by the parties and witnesses, listens to the information provided by the parties and witnesses, considers the evidence presented and then makes a decision about the application.

At the Guardianship Division, we try to make the hearing as relaxed as possible, particularly for the person who is the subject of the application. We know that coming to a hearing can be a new experience for everyone concerned - the person the hearing is about, the applicant, the persons family and friends.

For this reason, we have:

For more details, please see the fact sheets available for download from Publications and resources.

For more information about getting to a hearing, go to Access and support.

The information on this site is a guide only and is not legal advice - see disclaimer.