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Estate Administration

Estate Administration

When a spouse, relative, or friend passes away and you have been named as the estate trustee you may find yourself with many obligations and not a clear path as where to start. The administration of an estate can be a complicated and time-consuming task for a non-legal professional. In some circumstances, it is necessary for the estate trustee to apply to the Court for a Certificate of Appointment With a Will. Our office can assist you in the administration of the estate and to ensure that you are aware of all of your obligations to the estate and to the beneficiaries. The level of our services can be customized to your specific needs.

Our services may include the following:
  • Providing sound legal advice on all issues concerning the administration of the estate to protect you from any personal liability
  • Preparing and filling the application for the Certificate of Appointment to the Court to confirm your appointment as the estate trustee
  • Preparing an advertisement for creditors
  • Assisting you with the transfer and/or sale of assets
  • Maintaining detailed computerized records using specialized software in preparation of estate accounts for audit by the Court should you be required to pass your accounts
  • Notifying beneficiaries and preparing legal documents and releases for beneficiaries
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We invite you to browse through our website and to contact our office to arrange for a consultation to discuss your legal needs.

Our office provides free consultations on certain matters, please contact us for details.