258. A tutor or curator is appointed to represent, or an adviser to assist, a person of full age who is incapable of caring for himself or herself or of administering property by reason, in particular, of illness, deficiency or debility due to age which impairs the person’s mental faculties or physical ability to express his or her will.
A tutor or an adviser may also be appointed to a prodigal who endangers the well-being of his or her married or civil union spouse or minor children.
1991, c. 64, a. 258; 2002, c. 6, s. 21.